December 28, 2012

Scout Quilt Top and Back

I got 'er done, today.  I'm very pleased with both the quilt top and back.  The quilt top measures 55x60 inches.  I used 18 different fabrics rather than the 16 called for in the pattern.  My quilt turned out smaller instead of larger, because I decided on a sixth feather, and then added the left-over pieces to make it really long, for the back.  Putting it on the diagonal, challenged my brain, but I'm a math nerd at heart.

Pattern review:

Scout by Cluck Cluck Sew.

As I said, I normally don't buy patterns, I really like to figure things out for myself.  I'm glad I got this one, and only have one critique.  When joining the blocks together to make each side of the feathers, the pattern calls for the sections to be offset 3/8 of an inch.  That didn't work for me; I adjusted to 5/8" for the off-set/over-lap, and it was perfect.  If you use this pattern, be prepared to adjust!
May your bobbins always be full,


  1. It looks fabulous! Love the diagonal one on the back and the mix of fabrics look awesome

  2. Gorgeous!! Can't wait to see how this one gets quilted...


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