So, we left off with nine lovely blocks all complete and as the plan was always for this to be a mini quilt, that seemed like a good place to stop. Although I've really enjoyed these little blocks and if I had more fabric, I could easily have carried on.
As with my previous quilts so far, I decided to have a nice white border between the blocks, I think it really sets them of neatly.
I also had a few left over bits of fabric, so I decided not to waste them and incorporated them into the design.
It took me all of about twenty seconds to choose the binding fabric. My first though was red with white dots and although I did tentatively try out some pinks, they were all drowned out and only the red could hold it's own against the bold colours in these blocks.
It was actually quite a pleasure to quilt this tiny little thing. Unlike a full size quilt, it was very easy to handle and deal with on the machine. Such a joy and it makes me want to do more baby quilts.
I really do prefer the simple approach when it comes in quilting, so I just quilted in the ditch, around the blocks and my stripy borders.
Then it only left the pleasurable task of an evening binding sewing. I don't know why that's such a satisfying end to a quilt but it really is and I do enjoy it.
Now I have a little bit of Farmer's Wife in my life. A little baby bit, to brighten up my landing.
Amazing what you can get out of one little charm pack isn't it?