I decided on my border for wild and goosey,
and it would include a collection of 2 x 3.5 inch rectangles that I have cut out of the last of a scrap. Many of these were cut during my Carolina chain cutting marathon here
. Bonnie Hunter suggests this size as one part of her scrap user's system
. These are great for bricks in a quilt, or as the base for flying geese. I have a small collection, but I haven't ever used them. They are the perfect size for what I want to do in the border.
I cut 2 inch strips from whites and chain sewed these rectangles and 2 inch squares to it.
I ironed them and trimmed them with a 2 inch ruler.
I sewed them together in a dot - dash pattern. One strip full was about 71 1/2 inches which was close to the size across the top and the bottom.
And I want a little white on either side, now I am excited.
I am linking to:
needle and thread thursdays
I may have a scrap problem
Perfect! The scrappy rectangles tie it all together! Happy dance! :-)ReplyDelete
Your border looks perfect, what a great idea! Borders can be such a problem at times, looks like you came up with a great solution.ReplyDelete