Small Basket Quilt

First of all, we have this years old work in progress.  A huge basket quilt, which yes, I did finish the top this last year! It is also the one project from the last quarter of 2019 that I did NOT complete.  But no beating myself up here!  It's massize and will be completed some time this next year.

Since I overestimated how many basket blocks I would need for that quilt, I ended up with a few extra.  I threw them together in this baby quilt, and added some orange/yellow nine patches for variety.

I tried meander quilting to finish it, which I hadn't done in a while.  Consensus?  Meh... I like my horizontal straight lines which make for a softer quilt and just as nice of a texture.

The softness/cuddliness is saved somewhat by this cotton lawn backing, which always makes for a dream quilt texture.

And the blue striped binding is nothing to sniff at either!  Love these fabrics together!  And P.S. I realize I didn't clean up my threads before taking these photos...yup I'm in a hurry cuz I have one more quilt I want to finish binding before the FinishAlong deadline tomorrow!

Edited to Add:  Adding this to the Fourth Quarter Finishalong.  Here's my post with the original list of quilts to finish.


  1. I like the meandering quilting, it gives great crinkle.

  2. beautiful! I have a quilt backed in that same lawn and love it!

  3. Love the sweet little basket quilt. Some of my fave quilts are basket quilts! The gold looks so good with the blues.:)

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  5. Women pay more attention to their home and they want to choose the best things for their home, as can be seen in this picture that the blanket is also good and productive, and it is very beautiful to look at, I like Women will choose it.