Anyway, I was able to complete my Road to Spring Top and get a pieced backing together, as well as cut the batting. I am ready to baste.
Still not lovin' it yet, but it is growing on me. The firsts? First batik quilt. I bought a whole bunch of batik fat quarters on sale last year not knowing what I would do with them. This is my first bloggy quilt-a-long (Thanks Randi!), and I have never done a pieced backing before.
This back just might make me "love it" when it is done. I'm thinkin' scrappy binding too. Another first.
When I look at the top I can see it divided into 6 inch squares within the rectangle strips. I've tried free motion quilting before, without much sucess, but I am going to give it a serious try with this quilt using the book "Free-Motion Quilting Made Easy" by Eva A. Larkin. She has great step-by-step instructions for quilting simple designs in small sections at a time. I ought to get plenty of practice on this 50"x60" baby.
All in all a very successful Friday (Day)Night Sew In. I am going to make an appointment with myself to do this every Friday. Wish me luck.
Until Next Time,