From Simple to Extraordinary!

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Now, I have shown you all this quilt top before, and I told you guys how little I liked it. I mean, I enjoyed looking at it and all, but it didn’t have any ‘WOW‘ factor! So I decided to tweak it a little, and make it even more fabulous!

To see the transformation read more!

Some Background on what I have done. I was looking at the quilt and thinking about how to reinvent the wheel here, and make it better. It took me all of 2 hours to come up with something, and I’ll admit it, an episode of AMC’s Mad Men did help inspire it. I thought about what goes on in the abyss outside the box, and I realized, maybe I should bring the outside of the box to the inside of this quilt! So I took my ruler, and a rotary cutter and went to town, and put in these gorgeous strips of what will also be the borderĀ  once I muster enough energy to put that on. Once I started I realized what I did was amazing and it adds ten times the amount of ‘WOW‘ to this simple quilt with not too much effort!

Quilt for Sarah

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5 Comments

  1. Wow, this is outside the box. Bringing the border fabrics in really transforms the quilt. You’re brave too. I would have been scared that if I started slicing my top apart that I wouldn’t be able to get it back together again .

  2. That actually was a very severe concern as soon as I made the first cut. I got very concerned for a second, but I quickly recovered as soon as I started piecing it together on my flor with the new sashing.

  3. Pingback: Fabulous Quilt Finally Got A Border | Eric The Quilter

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