Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Does My Backside Look Good In This?

And for my second link up .... I am after all multitasking in this quilt link up.

I have pieced my Belfast Bulletin, my pale ombre quilt. As explained before, I wanted to do a quieter version of  the Kelly's Postcard From Sweden, and Sarah's blue ombre hst quilt fitted the bill. I had the top pieced up a week or so ago.

Over the weekend I pieced the backing. I used a Cotton and Steel button fabric bought from the Eternal Maker in Chichester. I used the offcuts from the fabrics to make a ladder.

I had only the tiniest bit left of the palest blue, I can't quite remember the colour. It is total coincidence that I only have one rung of the ladder in this pale blue, and even more of a coincidence that this ended up dead centre. I like these happy coincidences.

For now that's it. Linking up now with Sandra and the Postcard From Sweden link up.

 The next stage is basting. The back breaking bit. That will be my next bulletin update on this quilt.

Helen x
linking up with Sandra, mmmquilts
linking up with Beth, Cooking Up Quilts


  1. I'm finding that backside quite attractive myself!

  2. I like the ladder on the back and thinks it fits the quilt perfectly!

  3. Stripes are always very slenderizing and flattering :)

  4. Darling, your backside looks smashing :)

  5. That's a great looking backing. Well done on both the front and back.

  6. Oh Helen, call a spade a shovel, backside indeed (helpless giggles). Belfast Bulletin looks wonderful and the backside is perfect. The basting is the bit I love to hate too.


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