Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Small Savanna

I made the mistake of doing some cleaning in my sewing space about a month ago and I found two UFOs that I didn't know about.  One was 4 blocks of Savanna, a quilt I thought I was rid of, sewn together with a small border and more strips of the border fabric cut. 

This was what it looked like when I found it.

I have no idea what I had planned, but I hated Savanna (I detest sewing curves) so I clearly wasn't making more blocks.  I found a fairly small piece of fleece to use as backing and that set the limit for how big it could be.  I had a fun purple mottled print left from a wide back so I cut borders to make it as large as the fleece backing allowed.  It now measures 24" x 30" which is on the small side but should be fine for a tiny baby; I'll be donating this to the local children's hospital.

This wasn't on my original UFO list for my PhD (projects half done) with Quilting Gail but I think it will probably count.  I need to sit down and look at my list and my finishes so far this year to see if I have any chance at all of being successful this year. 


  1. Always good to notch another one off the list, even those that remind us of quilts we didn't enjoy. Maybe we need to tackle curves next - I enjoy sewing them!

  2. Such a clever finish and it will be so comfy for the lucky child that receives it.

  3. It does count towards your PHD!!! What a creative way to use up that block!
    Happy Quilting! :-)

  4. Purple makes everything better, right? Good save for a good cause.

  5. Baby quilts backed with fleece are so cozy. This is a sweet one!