Turkey Tracks: October 27, 2018
This One’s Ready to Sew Together
This scrappy quilt is my own design. I’ve been working on it for some time now. I bought the sashing material from Becca Babb-Brott at least three or four years ago. (Becca has the Etsy store, Sew Me A Song.)
The 4 1/2-inch block centers are “made” fabric from my smaller scraps. Both Bonnie Hunter and Victoria Findlay Wolfe “make” fabric in this way. Along the way I began adding in some novelty fabrics to sprinkle throughout the quilt.
I used the Companion Angle ruler to cut the flying geese—but in a novel way to get the top flat edge—which I learned from Bonnie Hunter while making one of her mystery quilts—the Italian-inspired one I think, Allietore. I used the Easy Angle ruler for the flying geese small triangles. And all pieces were cut from 2-inch strips.
I’ve got the cutest backing for this quilt, and I can’t wait to longarm quilt it. That day is coming up fast now. I’m not sure what I’ll use for binding yet. I might use either the sashing or the backing fabric to bind. The quilt has not told me what it wants yet.