Quilted Mat: Part 2

The next step in the Quilted Mat Sew Along! This time you are supposed to actually quilt your layers. First you use basting pins to hold everything together (backing fabric with right side out, batting, then quilt top layer right side up).

DSC_0009Then get quilting! I just did straight lines on either side of my pieced seams. I love it, though, and think it makes the fabrics really shine.

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I used a lovely multi-colored stripe for the backing fabric.

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Next time we do the binding!