Weekly Finish #24: Blue Weed Whacker

Blue Weed Whacker

Finished size:  76" x 93"

I finally finished my Weed Whacker quilt from Bonnie Hunter's free pattern.

I started it way back in 2008 and in January I decided that, after 14 years, it was time to finish it.  I previously posted about my progress herehere and here.

I quilted it with an E2E design called Audree that is pre-installed in the HandiQuilter ProStitcher.

The pieced backing is definitely not by design.  When I saw the fabric with the bird design, I knew I wanted to use it for the backing.  Unfortunately, I didn't buy enough and had no choice but to use a different fabric for the middle.  

But, why did I end up with a pieced strip at the bottom?  Yup, my backing wasn't long enough which I realized when I got to the last quilting row.  Ugh!  The quilting design at the end does not match up perfectly but it's good enough.  Finished is better than perfect!

I love this quilt and am adding it to my personal collection.

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Until next time ... 
Be happy and keep on quilting!


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