Anyway, I did take some time this afternoon to photograph two quilts I'm working on. The first is a quilt top I finished up over the weekend. I finished putting together and piecing the four large blocks I talked about in my last post and added a bright aqua border. Now, I'm in a pickle about large square-ish quilts. Obviously, they don't really work for beds, other than as a throw at the end of a bed. They could work as a lap quilt, but are they then too wide or too short (guess it depends on the person)? They could definitely work as a floor quilt for a baby, but this one might be on the big side. Anyway, oddly enough the last quilt I finished was also a square quilt. So I'm curious how others feel about them?
This quilt top is on the bigger side - about 65" x 75". I intentionally made the borders on the top and bottom wider because I didn't want it to be square. I just thought for this size of quilt it would be more functional if it were somewhat longer. But, now I think it looks a bit odd and am considering evening up all the borders.
Square or not, I do love how the aqua border frames the quilt and makes it all pop a bit (excuse all the wrinkles)! And I loved seeing this quilt as a backdrop to some of the color in our yard.
This *sigh* is about half of Maggie's quilt top. I haven't worked on it in a while, so I had to pull it out to remind myself to get back to it! I really, really love this quilt. It fits her perfectly and I can't wait to get it finished! And, again it just fits right in with the blooms in our yard.
That's all for now. Please do share your thoughts, especially if you have some on square quilts. Or call me a dork for even thinking it's something worth considering. I won't mind!