Monday, October 19, 2015

Binding a wedding ring quilt and repairing a t-shirt quilt

A quilting friend came over this weekend to have me help her put the binding on a double wedding ring quilt. She was asked to finish this top into a quilt. First we had to shop my stash for some binding fabric. She chose this feed sack fabric. Since there was feed sack fabric in the quilt, the choice was appropriate.

I started sewing on the binding and only did a couple of feet so we could trim the backing and batting and check that how I was sewing it on was correct. After we both gave it a thumbs up, S. sewed the rest of the binding on. This was a good experience for me also since I have a double wedding ring quilt top to finish for a friend also.

While S. was working on the binding, I worked on the t-shirt quilt that my son's dog did a number on. Remember this?

It now looks like this. S. couldn't believe I still had some of that black and white homespun left in my stash from making this quilt in 1997.

I also have 3 plus yards of the white background pasta fabric that I had originally used for the back. I had to add the yellow background fabric to make the backing.

I also cut the batting and so all the layers are ready to be assembled and pin basted.

I put my new drunkard's path flannel quilt on my bed and I thought you might like to see it on the bed. I have not turned the heat on in the house yet, so this quilt keeps me nice and warm at night!

3 comments:

QuiltSwissy said...

the repair is going well, It is amazing you still have that fabric. It will be a perfect fix. I love your drunkards path. Did you cut all the pieces yourself with templates?

Vicki W said...

Well, you are tough because we have already turned out heat on! In fact it's running right now. I love that DWR quilt. The colors are fantastic. Amazing job on the tshirt quilt too!

Kaja said...

I love the drunkards path done in flannels: it must be really warm and looks really cosy - perfect for winter.