It’s a Flimsy!

I finished the Vicksburg top and since it won’t fit on my design wall, here it is on my cutting table.  Woo Hoo!!  And it’s Design Wall Monday so click over to Judy’s post to see what other quilters are up to 🙂

I still think I’ll applique some ovals where the swags meet but they look better than I had anticipated they would.  I started this quilt in Sept 2009.  It was a free BOM from Dawn Hesse of Linen Closet Quilts.  Dawn posted the final directions in July 2010.  Good to finally finish the Vicksburg top 🙂  It measures ~69″ x 69″ and lays flat 😉  It used 6 yds of fabric but in reality it used more like 7 because I cut the setting triangles incorrectly the first time.

I’ve continued cutting up shirts……

and sewing red string blocks. 

Stash Report:

  • Fabric in:  8 yards
  • Fabric out: 7 yards
  • YTD Fabric in: 14 yards
  • YTD Fabric out: 7 yards
  • Net Fabric In/(Out): 7 yards

Happy Quilting, Cherie   

5 thoughts on “It’s a Flimsy!

  1. I think you did great with the Vicksburg quilt. It is beautiful. I bet you will be showing it off at guild tomorrow night, right? I might see it in person if I’m not too pooped after working tomorrow.

  2. Cherie, Vicksburg is gorgeous! Wonderful seeing it all in one spot–congrats on getting a flat quilt 🙂

    Glad you’re keeping that fabric moving on through to different projects 🙂

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