Jessi’s horse quilt is finished and given to her. Before I go into the pictures, I want to thank my good friend, Betty from The Village Mercantile. You’ve heard the saying that your best friend can finish your sentences for you. I have just a handful of really good friends like that and Betty is one of them, even though I don’t get to see her enough. When I was thinking about making this quilt, I knew I needed horse fabric. I called Betty and she told me about several fabrics she had. I was telling her how I was going to make the quilt and since I couldn’t see the fabric, I told her just to send me something that would work. She told me she had a great Moda horse fabric but . . it’s pink! Knowing I’m not much on pink, she was hesitant to send it but we talked about it and she decided that was the fabric to send. As soon as we hung up, I thought to myself . . I wish I’d gone with the Laurel Burch fabric. It seemed more like something I’d enjoy working with and Jessi would like also. But, I didn’t want to bother Betty again so I decided to be happy with the Moda horses and then forgot about it. A couple of days later, the package arrived. In it was the Laurel Burch fabric and a note from Betty saying “The more I thought about it, the more I knew you’d rather have this fabric!” How cool is that?
If you need fabric, check out The Village Mercantile‘s website. If you’re near Boonville, IN (near Evansville, IN), go by the shop. You will not be disappointed. She has brights, dulls, plaids, 30’s, Civil War . . a good selection of it all. I miss that shop so much.
The quilt is bright and I hope Jessi likes it.
The back has more of the horse fabric. And, she got a pillowcase too. Another picture with the color way off. The background on the horse fabric is navy blue!