Friday 25 October 2013

short n sweet

I'm at that stage where my piece of handmade fabric turns into a quilt.
Four fabrics were auditioned for the part as binding
I almost went with a pink
but in the back of my mind I was always thinking 
Joel Dewberry herringbone fabric is my all time favourite fabric
it is the perfect binder
when you join it together the seams become!


  1. Excellent choice. Eagerly awaiting the big reveal.

  2. yes I like that. I find it hard to break out of my comfort zone, but I LOVE it when other people do :-D

  3. LOVE!!! Yes Herringbone is my favourite too, especially the navy! I LOVE it for binding, I used it on my son's quilt and it makes me smile every day!

  4. The herringbone is right on!! Looks great against the pinks.

  5. Wow, it looks stunning Claire....can't wait to see your finished quilt.
    Jacquie x

  6. Such a great photo! Love that backing!

  7. It's a great choice! I love the hand-binding process, just a great way to unwind at the end of a quilt and let the slow finish complete it....

  8. Started my patchwork quilt this week - thanks to your inspiration Claire xxxxxx

  9. It is perfect! Love that binding and your stitching!

  10. Well hey there. I think the navy herringbone was the most perfect choice for binding. Looking good!

  11. Wish he's reprint it! It makes a great binding and just about everything else.


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