A while back, I started working on some place mats made from the scraps left over from my Frame of Mind quilt. I had the ends of all of my strip pieced pairs, and was able to cut 7.5 inch sections from the "stubs."
I ended up having to take some of the pairs apart to get my strips to alternate properly, but I had enough to make four place mats from my scraps. I had lots of my blue backing left over as well, so I layered them all up with batting scraps.
These sat on my quilt rack for a long time and I finally just sat down and got all of them quilted last night. I used the same swirly chrysanthemum quilting pattern as I did in my Frame of Mind quilt.
I didn't have enough of the ziggy stripe to bind it with the same fabric, but I found the extra backing that I had from my Square Pegs quilt will work perfectly for binding these -- and I won't have to piece them at all! Hooray!
I'm hoping to finish these tonight and it shouldn't take long since they are all trimmed and ready to go!
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