Easy(ish) Lap Quilt
My Project Linus quilt is finished!
Pretty cute, if I do say so me self! For the most part, I used Bend-the-Rules Sewing as a guide for this project. However, I ended up using a pre-made quilt binding, and I machine-stitched it on. The book calls for you to make your own binding out of the same fabric that is in the quilt, with random patterned pieces thrown in. For her example in the book that looks great, but the colors she chose were all in the same family. For my quilt’s much bolder, contrasty color scheme, I think the dark brown binding pulls it all together very neatly. I made an attempt at making my own binding, but my bias tape maker was too small and I don’t have the mad binding skillz necessary to use skinny bias tape. I got pretty frustrated and had to put it away for a bit before I finally decided to go for the commercially produced stuff. Ultimately, I love the thicker, simple dark brown binding.