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Wednesday, April 09, 2014


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Lynne Tilley

Ohhhhh, just lovely lovely lovely. Truly. I love it so much!! The front is so fabulous, that the back will just naturally work out just fine, no matter what you choose!!

Karen Mc

Love the shooflies! Personally I would use a white on black print to carry the front theme to the back. Then bind it in RED! Have fun no matter what.


How about some pie fabric for the back and make it a shoo fly pie quilt.

kathie L

I wish I had your scraps! I love what you are making.

kristen dougharty

It is amazing. So happy. I wish it were mine.

Michele fetter

Love the happy, cheerful colors in your quilt. It just inspires a better mood.

LaRae Scheidemantle

I usually am not drawn to such bright colors but I have to say that your Shoo Fly is beautiful! I would use one of black and white patterns for the back. I have used black and white on many of my quilts all different colors and it works with them all.


I absolutely love this quilt ♥♥♥

I would do the back in a great big shoofly block, black on white. something red !! and of course some of the black with the the white dot!!!

Happy Stitchin' :)


I think any of the colors on the front would look great on the back. I love this happy quilt.

Barbara S.

a very pale turquoise


It looks great! I think just about any backing fabric would look fine with it. I'm finishing up the binding on mine tonight...I'm thrilled with how it turned out!

Donna Cook

Love, love, love this, the colors are just happy! For the back I would use black with white


I really love not "marrying" just one color palette and the offset with Black and white, which I have plenty of is perfect. This is a great way for me to go for my next big quilt. Pat you're an inspiration! :)

Sandra Briggs

This quilt makes me happy! The colors are awesome with the scrappy white and black sashing strips! I would use a light turquoise for the backing because that's one of my favorite colors. Or, use a white and black for the backing, and turquoise for binding. Can't wait to see what you actually end up using!

Liz S.

ooh ooh, pick orange for the back... orange is so happy!

Janet Green

Actually I would probably piece the back in a lot of bright happy colors with the black and white to accent. I have generally used one fabric for backing on my quilts but after making a community service quilt with my fellow guild members that we pieced together with leftovers:) I have a feeling that I will be scrapping up backs with bright happy colors for a few quilts to see if I like it as much as i thought.

Deborah H.

I think I'd go with an aqua backing. It would look so pretty turned down next to all the warm reds and oranges. Whatever you choose I know it'll be fabulous! I'm looking forward to seeing it completed.

Lori Millsap

Gray. Prolly gray flannel...I like my bed quilts snugly!

Christine Sherman

I have to say orange, because I love orange!


I think aqua would be amazing .


absolutely love this quilt and I am sure I will have one done in the near future, if it is not this one I also love single wedding ring and hole in the barn door, all these patterns really don't waste any fabric at all!! and you can make them so scrappy!
The backing I would put any surprise fabric, I do this all the time my backings do not match my quilts and when people turn them over they are very surprised.
Pat to me that is you make it a suprise.

Lisa Haines

WoW! I love it! I am having a hard time trying to figure out what color to use for my sashings. For the backing I would pick Turquoise Blue!

Tammy Mabry

I think you should go with orange. It's what pops when I look at the top which is so pretty by the way. I love it too!

Brenda peters

A fun white background print that has most of the colors in it. I have a white w colored birds that might fit the bill!!

Gale Lavers

I think white with black print would be sweet and add your awesome pieced scrappy binding. Whatever you decide this quilt is a winner, with such bright happy colors.

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