The Last Monday of March

This past week I got my 1930 Farmer’s Wife blocks sashed and put together.  I used 97 of the 99, as the layout I made worked out that way.  One of the two, I didn’t particularly like, it was a simple nine patch. I think the other one will go on the back.  Each of the quilt blocks took an average of an hour to foundation paper piece.  These 6 inch finished blocks  were interesting to make, as each one is different, and some more intricate than others.  A few have over eighty pieces, yes, 80.  I can’t decide on the borders.  I thought one 8 inch wide in the green would be nice, but then I thought about an inner border of assorted  2″ squares (more scraps of 1930’s fabric).  The center part measures 68 ½ by 78, with the addition of the two borders it would finish at around 78 X 98, queen beds are 60 X 80 that would give it a nice side drop.

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I am leaving on a vacation today, and won’t be able to finish it until I get back.  It will stay on my design wall for a bit longer.

Linking up with Judy at Patchwork Times for Design Wall Monday today.

 

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