The 1 Week Quilt – Part 2 Piecing

With the design complete and fabric selected from my stash it was time to start the piecing. The design called for an 8″ cream block with 2″ burgundy and 2″ green border. Like this:
1 week quilt - piecing

But when I sewed it I was worried that it didn’t leave enough room for the quilting design and that it would draw too much attention away from the flower blocks. I decided to make a test block using 1″ burgundy and 1″ green border. I placed them both on the panel. Yep, I liked the 1″ border better. The 2″ border block can go in my orphan block pile for some other future use.
1 week quilt - piecing

Several hours later the top was done!
1 week quilt - piecing

And loaded on Millie! All ready for the quilting to begin.
1 week quilt - piecing

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About NotYourNormalSteam

I love to make things, food, paper, fabric, the medium doesn’t really matter. I am also an obsessive planner. The day after Christmas I am already working out plans for the next year.
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