I bet you expected to see a bunch of Pineapple Crazy blocks again. I should have had them done but I got side tracked with this!
The center and the borders of this quilt, Spoolin’ Around, were sewn when we still lived at the farm. When I packed everything up I was sad that I didn’t have time to get this sewn into a top.
Easter weekend when I was sick and unpacking boxes I found it again and set it out with the intention of getting it all sewn together. I got the first inner cream border sewn on and then started a big debate about the next dark border. Originally I had a brown that I thought I would use. Since that time my friend Theresa gifted me some fabric. In it was a black that had a reddish/pink design in it. After calling Kelli and sending her pictures, we decided to go with the dark and not the brown.
I am glad I did. The whole time I was really nervous about the choice…in fact I think that dark border is what held this quilt up from getting together more quickly.
Next up I need to sew a backing (I already have that) and get it on the quilting frame. I think I’ll go with some Baptist Fans for the quilting motif. I love them….
Already I am starting the debate on what to bind it with…I have enough pink, enough green and even enough of the dark gifted pattern. What do you think? I am open for suggestions.
By the way the pattern for this quilt can be found in Bonnie Hunter’s More Adventures with Leaders and Enders book. She has it for sale in her online shop.
I’ll likely be back to Pineapple Crazy blocks this week….but who knows? I just might try to get this on the quilting frame while I still have momentum.
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