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Finally Made a (Quilt Backing) Decision

Remember this quilt top? It’s not that old, but I have left it sitting all alone in my sewing room for several weeks while I thought about it’s backing. Poor quilt. 🙂

Well, I finally came to a decision. Several weeks ago I got lucky at a thrift store and found several vintage sheets. (I can never find vintage sheets…. and at least I think they’re vintage, if not then they are vintage-ish.) Anyway, I pulled them out the other night and I think this one is going to look perfect with this quilt top.

vintage sheet I will use as quilt backing

It’s funny because I really didn’t like it and I almost didn’t buy it, but it was like $1.00, so I went ahead and purchased it. And wouldn’t you know it’s the first one I’ve used? Funny how things work, right? I think it’s absolutely perfect.

my next patchwork quilt and the vintage sheet to back it with

Right colors, right pattern, it pulls out the pinks, oranges and the dark and light  blue. I can’t wait to see how it turns out!


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