This quilt is called a Stack and Slash Lap Quilt and is perfect for beginners like me. While the fabric shop had all kinds of wonderful fabric I chose to use 6 fat quarters that were on discount for my first quilt. Even at that the fat quarters and the trim fabrics came to a whopping $32 (Canadian) dollars and that was after the sale price and the 20% discount. The tally also doesn't include the quilt batting, binding and backing fabric I still need to buy. I am making the lap quilt as a "welcome home" gift for my mom who will soon be moving into a residential facility for seniors.
|On Wednesday morning I made and sewed these squares together. Here they are on the design wall at the store where I had my lesson.|
|This is a close up of my "crazy" lap quilt on the pressing board.|
|This isn't the best photo but the "yellow-beige" strip of fabric in the middle-left of the photo will be my inner border. The burgundy floral on the far left will be my outer border. I will add a picture here later when I finish the quilt.|