A Garden Party

I squeezed in some time this week to sew together the remaining blocks I was missing for my Garden Party quilt project.

I’m so excited to have it all sewn together! I love how bright, bold and colorful this turned out.

I was able to scrounge enough of the red fabric from my dwindling garden party stash to add a border. I think it looks so much better with the border.

It turned out to measure about 43 inches wide by 56 inches tall, which will be a great size for a lap quilt.

I have the backing and binding all ready to go; just need to pick up some batting to quilt it.

It would be so awesome to finish this by the end of the year. In the meantime, I’m so happy I got this far with it.

14 thoughts on “A Garden Party

  1. You are all ready to go with the binding ready too! I really do agree that the border completes the look. You have given me a push to finish my mini bow tie quilt!

  2. So bright and happy. The border really frames in the blocks…great finish! Love the backing fabric. Have fun getting it done! Smiles~Beth

  3. terri! i’m jumping up and down for you! this quilt looks utterly fabulous. and i agree, the red border really finishes it off. that is gonna be a GREAT beginning of a phenomonial AMH stack of quilts! i’ll bet you can finish it off this year. go, terri, go!!!

    thanks for linking up to finish it up Friday, friend. 🙂

  4. This looks great! And while I am normally not that big a fan of borders, I completely agree with you about this one. It really sets it off!

  5. Hi Terri! I hope you can finish your beautiful quilt till the Christmas because it has something festive on it! I love that pattern and the colours are great – especially for the cold winter time!
    xxx Teje

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