but this Sunday has been a perfect day. Sunny although a little breezy and a tad cool.
so what to do.
This is what I was doing, binding a quilt.
Sorry I am not in the photo but when I went asked The Scot he was very busy studying the maps (on the inside of his eyelids.
Another perfection (well nearly) is the binding. I have been quilting for over 30 years and always did my binding tops and bottoms. Someone once mentioned mitred corners, but being the ole stick in the mud I never took them up on the offer of a lesson. Then a few years ago I decided to have a go. And really liked the look. But just couldn't perfect it, so fumbled on in my usual fashion. Until
I rarely buy magazines but always have a quick look to see if they are worth it. and of late the Quilting Magazines have been offering a free DVD with certain editions.
One that took my fancy was
The Secrets to Perfect MITRED BORDERS and BINDINGS.
This is the best binding I have ever done and all thanks to the Magazine "Australian Patchwork & Quilting and the DVD by Marianne Roberts. I can't thank you enough.
a full photo of quilt and label probably tomorrow.