Butterfly Rag quilt--trying again

nana24January 27, 2009

I am trying again with the quilt I posted earlier.

This is the back.

I do not know what I did differently. Ugg

Sally

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solstice98

Why 'ugg"? I think it's adorable!

    Bookmark   February 1, 2009 at 10:34AM
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rosajoe_gw

Sally, that is adorable!!!!!!!!
I love the colors, what size does it finish at??????.
Rosa

    Bookmark   February 1, 2009 at 2:10PM
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nana24

Solstice, the ugg was about my being unable to post the picture. I love the little quilt. There was a previous post and I was in my own little world! :)

Rosa, Thanks for the good words. I did not measure it but I'd say it is over 45 inches either way- a little wider than tall. DGD is 8 years old; when she wrapped herself in it, it was dragging the floor. I looked at the pattern but it doesn't give a finished size.
Now that I've made it once I would not mind making it again. They suggested the regular fabric/batting/fabric construction but I found I like using fleece as a backing and no batting is needed.

Sally

    Bookmark   February 3, 2009 at 8:25AM
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rosajoe_gw

Sally I agree about the fleece.
I love rag quilts, but the seams make them heavy enough without adding batting and the fleece is so soft.
Especially for a youngster.
Rosa

    Bookmark   February 3, 2009 at 12:48PM
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bopeep

I Love that, Sally.
They are a lot of fun to make and the kids Love them.
bopeep

    Bookmark   February 7, 2009 at 9:31PM
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