52 prompts to blog every week: Week 24

5:41 PM

Continuing on the 'fabric express' in the 52 prompts series, we will be talking about the favorite backing today!!!

I normally do not do pieced backings. I try to find one single big fabric to back all my quilts. And there is no go-to for backing fabrics for me. I usually think about the design of the quilt and then use something that goes with the front.

The fabric in the Vroom Quilt I made for my nephew, actually does not match with the front, but kind of 'goes with it'.

The Lone star quilt is backed with a fabric that has the same 'direction' of the front! The eye travels outwards from the center of the lone star block and away from the center of the ombre polka dots.

In my Butt-On quilt, I used a bright polka dot fabric to go with the quilted buttons on the front.

What backing is your go-to for your quilts? Or do you have an idea that you keep repeating? Do you piece your quilt backs?
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