Judy Sisneros book 9-Patch Pizzazz. This is a great way to blow up a standard 42-44 inch yardage of cotton so that it can fit the back of a quilt. I will do this again in the future.
The designer used appliqued bats and stars in the border. I opted to use the black chevron border and I quilted the bats in the border. My bats are tilted this way and that to look like they are flying about.
I quilted a cow jumping over the moon along with some stars.
Around the barn I quilted bats.
And the witch house has quilted script that says "If the boot fits cackle" along with Lori Kennedy's Spooky Spiders hanging from the moon and the broom stick.
I feel that after this adventure I have become much more confident in my ability to successfully free motion quilt. I have gotten over the fear of quilting. I know it is not going to be perfect and I am having fun quilting my quilts. Now to decide what to finish next. I encourage you to join in the fun at Elm Street Quilts and make progress on your UFO's and share your finishes while seeing what others are doing in that regard.