I have finished quilting Spring Garden Trellis! Hurrah!
That's 20 flower motifs, 12 small circles, 18 pairs of leaves around the borders and 4 mini flowers in the corners. Of course, it has taken forever and a day, but I have enjoyed the journey immensely, and will not hesitate to embark on the next project with gusto.
All that remains to be done here, is to apply the binding. I did some sums, and I have enough of either the incredible shrinking cream fabric, or the dark yellow which is moonlighting in the Scatty Christmas Stars quilt, so which to choose?
Here is where Bilbo - as so often - is absolutely spot on with regard to quilting advice. She said,"As for binding, think of it as a picture frame. With that in mind the decision will make itself (probably!)"
Which it has without a doubt - laying out the trimmed quilt against both fabrics and it is obvious to me that it is the yellow option all the way.
I've just got to remember the binding lessons that I have learnt - for a start, I'll have to go back and check what width to cut the binding strips...
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