I think it is long enough--need to measure again--but I will add some panels of stash fabric to the sides to make up the width necessary. A peruse through my stash dresser drawers revealed that I had an additional yard-plus of the black Dimples fabric I used for the sashing in the blocks, and could have used it for the inner border instead of the stripe which was intended originally for the binding. Note to self: DON'T put away the fabric until the quilt is finished!
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Where have I been?
Overwhelmed with paying work! Can't get my quilting mojo going at night since Monday. Seems I always get stuck at this point, THE QUILTING. It doesn't help that my most recent projects have included lots of problems with thread and needles breaking, and just plain unsewing being required. Maybe I'll start off slow today with some nice easy cutting and sewing of binding for the Brown Bag Contest Quilt. Yes, that sounds good! Meanwhile, I still need to finish the backing, though I am getting close: