I’ve been thinking about utility quilts lately. You know, the kind made to be finished as quickly and efficiently as possible. I think a lot of Gee’s Bend quilts were made as utility quilts. Anyway, I found these woven flannel scraps and stitched them together.
Some leftover woven plaid seemed a good border choice.
Yep, that’s working for me. Slapdash, so I can get to the quilting.
I loaded it up for basting. Those little patches?
They are covering little spots in the flannel where new threads were tied in during manufacturing. Like this:
Yes, they wouldn’t show if I had the back side of the fabric down, but I like mixing both sides in this piece. The patches add to the feel.
Hang with me. Hand quilting is next.
Have a great day!