Thursday, February 7, 2019

Split Nine Patch Backing

Now that the Framed Block quilt is off the frame I can get my split nine patch quilt ready to load. In order to do that I needed to make my backing.

After all of the drama I had decided to go with the fabric in the upper photo but I still needed to prepare it by sewing the lengths together to get the correct size. While I was preparing to measure the required lengths I laid it down on top of the quilt top to see how I liked it together. The quilt top emphatically said 'no way' and I agree! Turns out that the blue gray in the backing just isn't working for me.

I dug through my backing fabrics again and finally came up with this one. The quilt and I both agree that it will work much better than the first one. :)

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