Amidst all the craziness in my life right now, I’m trying to take one day a week to get up to Mom’s and do some quilting. Not only do I get to spend time with her …
(she pieces while I use the longarm on the other side of the room -and Chevy keeps an eye on us both)… I also get away from the stress of the move.
This weekend, I picked the largest quilt to finish – Around the World in 256 Days.
That night, Rupert helped me with the binding, and by morning….
It finished up at 72″ square, so it’s perfect for a small bed, or a couch snuggle. Since I made it as a Leader/Ender quilt, it almost feels like it came together from thin air.
The pattern is called Around the World, and it’s a great pattern for scraps.
You can use a pile of disparate fabrics, and it’s not until you step back that you see the pattern emerge between the colours and the neutrals
I had this beautiful dark olive green floral for the back, and I’m happy to say I’ve got quite a bit left. It will defitely feature in another quilt.
But for now… this one is in the shop and ready for a new home!