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WIP Wednesday and FNSI Reminder

Posted by supermom on May 18, 2011

Today I’m working on sewing the quilt back for this scrappy nine patch quilt top:

A larger photo of the quilt top can be seen here.

I’m using a thrifted white cotton sheet for the back but it wasn’t quite long enough so I added a row of blocks made from the leftovers fabrics from the front.

When I was pressing the sheet to get it ready to use, I noticed one small area of discolouration and a couple of little stains that look like marker stains so decided to conceal them with some appliquéd hearts.

I’ve got one heart done, two more basted and ready to appliqué.   The back is going to need another good pressing once I get them sewn down.

And now I’m actually glad there were those little flaws that needed to be creatively covered up, because I really like what those three simple hearts are adding to the back.

Once I’m finished with this quilt back, I’ve got one more to make for my Disappearing Nine Patch quilt  top and then it’s on to cutting batting to fit.    Then  I’ll have 5 quilts ready to be hand-basted.  Almost perfect timing for FNSI  this Friday, May 20.   Though I may also spend that evening getting acquainted with the vintage Singer 15-91 that I won on an ebay auction on Mother’s Day.

If you haven’t done so already, you can still sign up for this month’s Friday Night Sew In over at Handmade by Heidi.  Just click on the FNSI button below.

Handmade by Heidi

This post has been added to WIP Wednesday #27 over at Freshly Pieced.

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3 Responses to “WIP Wednesday and FNSI Reminder”

  1. Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog, love your work, the quilts are beautiful!

  2. Kathy said

    Love this scrappy quilt and what you did with the color flow on the front. I also love the little hearts. I have been putting ladybugs and flowers on my baby quilts lately and they are a huge hit. Keep up the cute work!

  3. Lee said

    That 9-patch top is very pretty, and the back looks like it’s shaping up nicely. Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday. : )

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