Finally, all of the setting pinwheels and triangles are finished and stitched to Butterscotch Baskets.
I hung the quilt up on the outside railing, held securely with my copy of War and Peace and Pride and Prejudice. When I bought War and Peace at a garage sale years ago, I was sure that I would curl up with it on a snowy winter day......NOT. All I do is dust it off occasionally. Now Pride and Prejudice is another story, literally, and one of my all time favorites. I'd like to cuddle under this quilt with Mr. Darcy! (Did I really say that?) I mean I would like to cuddle up under this quilt while I read about Mr. Darcy.
This quilt and I had a minor skirmish.....to flange or not to flange. I decided to remove the flanges from the setting triangles because, no matter which way I pressed them, I was losing the points on the star blocks or the points on the pinwheels. I didn't want this quilt to be pointless!
I've sketched out my borders now that I have an absolute measurement. At this point, the quilt is 67-1/2" x 74-1/2". It's a nice size that is going to get bigger! I'll find out today or tomorrow if my border idea is going to look good. So today, I'll be bordering on...............