Finish it up Friday

I finished my little 4 patch quilt the other day. As you know, I had a terrible time deciding on a border fabric. As I was putting some fabrics away, I spied another choice altogether. This I could be happy with, not too light and not too dark.

The backing fabric came from a FQ that my hubby surprised me with on one of his shopping trips.

I am pleased with this quilting choice also. I actually used a rather bright green thread but it blended well with all the scraps. It gives texture without competing with the piecing.

All in all, a happy little quilt!

I think I should call it, Inspired by Inspired By Antique Quilts! Thanks, Kathie! Click here to get a little inspiration for yourself!

Linking up with Confessions of a Fabric Addict for Can I Get a Whoop Whoop?, Lorna at Sew Fresh Quilts for TGIFF,  and Richard and Tanya Quilts for Link a Finish Friday.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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12 Responses to Finish it up Friday

  1. Vickie Lewis says:

    Very cute, just love civil war fabric in minis!

  2. Zafira says:

    Adorable mini quilt!! Really great color palette!

  3. Sherry says:

    Love the border fabric you decided on. Nice job!

  4. An adorable mini…. Love the antique feel of it! And the quilting looks fabulous!

  5. njquilter24 says:

    great quilting choice and border choice. I love the texture it gives and using a green thread perfect , we all need to think outside the box and go for what works for us.
    I am working on that myself 🙂
    hard sometimes….
    thanks for sharing I love that you made it!

  6. knitnkwilt says:

    Turned out well! I especially like the way the border line appears and disappears, and the way the eye is drawn to the black and red diagonal. You created a lot of visual interest with a simple four-patch block.

  7. Sandi says:

    I love the border! Hugs,

  8. Lois says:

    The border and binding are perfect for this little gem. Great job, Katy!

  9. Nice little quilt – the border is a good choice !

  10. Pattilou says:

    Your little quilt is so perfect!

  11. Judy says:

    The border is perfect! Good eye.

  12. Kathy says:

    What a fabulous little quilt! I love it! Fantastic choice on the border … and great job on the binding … it adds a nice pop and a nice finishing edge. Love this!

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