Well, the fabrics are pulled anyways. I do still have a cotton "sane" quilt stash, currently heavy on the repros. But some old favorites from my landscape days and a few contemporaries are in this quilt's mix, too.
These Quilts of Valor are all headed for wounded soldiers upon their return to the United States. My first one was for a gal soldier; this one will be for a guy.
Whenever I see a picture of a sane quilt I might like to make, I tear it out of the catalog or magazine I'm paging through. This one is from the Sundance catalog, which I don't know why I get because really, it is all just too hip, pretentious, and p.c. for my taste. There is some cool stuff in there, though, I admit. (Though wildly overpriced, and for models who weigh 100 pounds or less....Its quilts are all imported, too, which makes me wonder about sweat shops. But I digress....)
Ever since I started crazy quilting I cannot bring myself to do any kind of sane quilt but the one-patch kind. This one from Sundance suits my purposes exactly. No seams or corners to match, either!
That large floral is actually going to be the backing fabric. It is from Kaye England back when she was doing those luscious floral border prints. This one is a strange color which is why it has lasted intact in my stash for so long. But it will be perfect here....I knew I'd use it someday!
Tomorrow morning will be spent rotary cutter in hand.....the afternoon is, of course, for pears.