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A Completed “Orange You Glad” Quilt

My first finished quilt since 2011! This is the Orange You Glad Quilt from the Fat Quarter Shop's June 2020 Sew Sampler Box . The box included the Orange You Glad Quilt Pattern and five orange and green fat quarters from All Hallow’s Eve and Christmas Figs II, both by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics. I used a combination of fabrics from my stash and scraps from the fat quarters to finish my quilt. The border and backing fabric are both from Lori Holt’s Sew Stitchy fabric line. I used a plain white fabric for the background and added a scrappy binding using 2.5” strips of leftover orange prints. There was the option to purchase a finishing kit from the Fat Quarter Shop, but I’m really trying to use up my stash. I have so much leftover fabric from my days of bag making.  The Fat Quarter Shop has an amazing set of videos called The Ultimate Beginner Quilt Series . I watched the videos on making a quilt sandwich and straight line quilting to finish my quilt. I loved all the tips and