Okay, now that I have announced the winner of the giveaway I can get on with what I really wanted to write about!
That would be how bad I SUCK at this whole quilting thing! You would not believe how horrible the back of Jordyn's quilt turned out! I mean, it would've been GORGEOUS, had it of been the RIGHT SIZE! There was no way I could put what I had on the back of her quilt!
I had 4 panels, and a border around each. My measurements/calculations WERE WAAAAAAAY OFF!!!!
I'd say it was at least 6-7 in. too big which would've been okay, had it not had the borders! Ugh! I was going to post pics of the whole process, BUT, I'm waaaaay too ashamed! So, I will show you what I came up with as a solution!
This is what I started with! (before sewing it all together)
This.....is a preview of what I had to do!
NO BORDERS AT ALL!!!!!!!!!! :( ugh! I don't even know what I did wrong! It is sooooo frustrating! I was ready to just call the whole quilting thing quits!
Buuuuuut, I like it too much! I just hope and pray that my next one DOES NOT END UP LIKE THIS! But I will know for future reference....I CAN NOT DO PANELS FOR A BACKING! IT DOES NOT WORK FOR ME! So, I'm going to have to try and figure something else out.
Anyone have any ideas/ suggestions/ tips on backing and how to calculate how much you need?
If you do I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE it!
I know someone will help me out, after all the great tips I got from my binding question.
Sorry that you all are dragged into this "learning on "my own"" thing! LOL You all are such great help and inspiration and motivation!
Hopefully I will get this baby basted within the next few days and start on the binding ASAP!!!
Hope you guys are having a great day!!!!