Saturday, July 8, 2017

Delightful has a Twin!

Wow....time is just flying by! I have finally finished the second flimsy using leftovers from my 'Delightful' baby quilt that I last posted about. I think it looks good and it will look even better once I do the quilting.

I think I was just a little too casual in my approach of making and then sewing the flying geese into columns. From a distance it may not be as noticeable but my geese don't line up horizontally. I don't really mind too much though. :)

My goal in making this flimsy was to use up as many of the leftover larger pieces of fabric as well as the scrappy bits and pieces from the first quilt. I certainly did achieve that goal but I also needed to add a bit more of some of the fabrics in order to do it.  In particular I needed more of the plain blue fabric because I didn't have enough of the waste triangle corners to make the amount of flying geese needed. Luckily for me I do have ready access to more of this fabric. ;)

I still have these leftover cut off triangles and I plan to stitch them together and add them to some of the remaining fabric hunks and chunks to make the backing. We will see how that turns out....