Well folks, here it is. It's been slightly frustrating, and it's slightly off in some places, but my lovely fandango quilt top has come together! I got Adam to hold it up for me, and, well, he did his best. Thankfully I managed to cut out his dirty feet.
I haven't measured this quilt yet, but I will soon. I have decided to buy some new batting for it. The stuff that I have is that cotton/poly blend. I didn't realize that even though it's 80% cotton, it would not shrink at all like the 100% does, and there would be no crinklage.
I tried to randomize it, and almost succeeded. All in all, I'm very pleased with how it turned out. It's a little more square-ish than I intended, but I think it works well that way. Should be a good quilt to wrap up in.
I am not yet sure what I'll do for backing, but I have a feeling I'll be dragging the whole thing into a quilt shop to get someone to help me find the right choice. Also, I will likely use the last two 1/2 yard pieces of fandango that I have left over and piece it together somehow. Such fun :-).
On a non-quilting note, my first zantedeschia bloomed in my garden. I was a little worried that with the torrential rains followed by a near drought that they'd been either drowned or baked. But here it is!
I do love gardens, even if mine is not that nice!!