Here it is – all finished :).
And on the back, lions!
You’ll notice (if you look closely) that some creative patching needed to be done to ensure enough lions to cover the back. In the end it was tight, but definitely worth it to match the pillowcase already finished for Grandson L. Hoping he likes it for his upcoming birthday – obviously, a game will need to be included along with the quilt since he will be just five years old! Maybe a zoo-themed game?
Here’s a close-up of the lions, in case you can’t see them:
Aren’t they cute?
This project has used up so many bits and pieces that were hanging around the sewing room. I would include a new picture, but unfortunately, there are still so many bits and pieces that you wouldn’t notice a difference from the previous picture! The strings are from the many scraps that have been building up over the years; the setting triangles and gold border/binding were remnants acquired from a trip earlier in the year; the wider, paisley border was a remnant found at a sale last summer; and, the lion flannel backing was from a trip to Joann’s a couple of years ago.
A big thanks to Scraps Monday over at A Quilting Life for the inspiration to get this one complete and off the books!
I’m also linking up with Finish-it-up-Friday over at CrazyMomQuilts since it’s Friday and the String Quilt is finished!