I know, I know, whales are mammals, not fish.
This irresistible pattern is Preppy the Whale by Elizabeth Hartman.
I used various solids from my stash and an aqua ombre fabric from V&Co. for the background. PSA: If you are vacationing and forget your cutting mat, the back of a cutting board works great as one!
Not till the top was completely finished did a glaring mistake start shouting at me. How did I miss that third whale in the middle column? So...my first time undoing a block on a finished top.
Then came time for binding. Originally I planned a wide satin binding. I was going for lots of different textures in this quilt. The width and the satin became such a struggle that I changed my mind. My second attempt was the flannel from the back. Remember how super think and cozy I said it was? Not great for binding. So my third and final choice was the ombre fabric from the front. Just right!
Wrapped, "ribboned" and ready for gifting!
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