Well, the quilt isn't finished but the top is together! It is a gorgeous day and I have been sewing with the windows open – so nice!
I decided to use yellow and white for the border. I wanted this to be a bright, happy quilt. The inner border is a ¾” strip of white. The outer border is the same size 2” squares that are used in the interior of the quilt.
Here you can see the inner white border – it goes across the outside border. If it didn’t, I thought it might make one dizzy looking at the checkerboard not lined up.
|Crazy Eights on the design wall|
I played with the layout. It came down to this or the purple (upper right) and the turquoise (lower right) being switched. I finally just chose one!
|Crazy Eights ready to be sandwiched and quilted|
|Close up of Crazy Eights|
The quilt is 49 ½” square and will be a donation quilt when it is finished. The entire top is from my scraps - it has been fun to make.