Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Quilt complete: A fat quarter project from Miss Rosie's Farmhouse Favorites

Hello quilting friends. I’m popping in today to share photos of my completed “Wayne & Gordie” quilt from the book “Miss Rosie’s Farmhouse Favorites” by Carrie Nelson. The fabrics, the pattern, the quilting, the backing . . . is it okay to say I love everything about this quilt?

I finished this pretty quilt top in April and sent it off to Farm Fresh Stitches for machine quilting. As usual, Jennifer did a fabulous job, finishing my quilt with a lovely, swirly pattern called Whisper. By adding softness to the angles, it’s the perfect complement to a quilt that has a geometric layout. Thank you, Jennifer, for helping me choose just the right finishing touch!

When I receive my quilts back from Farm Fresh Stitches, it’s a bit like Christmas morning. Jennifer packages them in such a lovely way that I almost don’t want to untie the wrappings! Almost!

My Wayne & Gordie quilt is made up of fat quarters I had collected for about a year.  I think there are five, maybe six, different Moda collections represented in this quilt.  For more details, please visit my April blog post.

As I mentioned in April, I planned to use a creamy floral print for the backing, but I didn’t have enough fabric. So, I stitched together some left-overs from the quilt top to create a pieced band the width of the quilt. When I joined that band with the cream fabric, I had just enough to back the quilt.

Don’t you love how this turned out?  I have so many scraps in my stash. I really should do this more often. It’s economical and oh so pretty!

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope this quilt has inspired you to break into some fat quarters you’ve been hoarding, and also to use up your treasured scraps for a pieced backing.  Have fun and get carried away!



  1. Such a beautiful quilt - I made a similar one a few years ago and your quilt definitely inspires my starting another.

  2. It's a beautiful quilt, and if you wanted to change things up, just flip it over. Both sides are pretty! Hugs, H

  3. VERY pretty quilt. Well done finish. I love the fabrics you chose

  4. Taunja, that is an absolutely wonderful quilt! I love everything about it!!!

  5. This quilt speaks to me. All my favorite colors, beautiful design...I simply love it.

  6. I've had my eye on this quilt pattern for awhile, so I was thrilled to see your beautiful version. Your color palette is lovely, and the quilting is fabulous.


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