Wednesday, October 12, 2011

UFO Finished!

In the quilting world, a UFO is an unfinished object.  Alas, most quilters have more UFOs than they like to admit!  

Our quilt guild is having a "Treat or Treat, Brown-Bag UFO" challenge.  We were to bring in July, in a Halloween-decorated trick or treat brown bag, one of our small (wall quilt sized) UFOs.  Also in the bag we could put any fabrics that we might like added to our quilt and any instructions or suggestions.  The bag I picked up had only the "stain glass" type blocks in the little quilt above, along with already cut sashing or lattice strips for joining the 9 blocks.  There were no suggestions.  I decided that after joining the blocks with the sashing, to add two borders.  

We were to complete only the quilt top--we will leave choosing the backing and quilting the small quilts to their owners.

I had no fabrics in my stash that really "fit" the styles and colors of this little quilt, so I purchased the green polka dot and the floral fabric, which seemed to work well with the quilt fabrics.

Next Monday at our guild meeting, those of us who brought and then took brown bags will be bringing them back in their bags.  I can't wait to see mine!

This is a close-up of one of the blocks, showing as well
the two border fabrics.