A coworker just had a baby and I finally finished putting on the binding today — one of these times I’ll deliver the quilt before the baby comes. I’m not sure how much time he’s going to take off work, it might be a couple months before he comes back in and I can give it to him. The binding took 5 episodes of “Mad Men” and one of “Bones”, I think. I was sewing only one needle’s worth of thread at a time, though, so if I worked the whole episode I would have finished sooner.
The back is a soft dinosaur flannel. I quilted straight lines in the seams and double lines perpendicular to the stripes, plus some double lines on the diagonal as well. It’s time to buy myself a walking foot for my sewing machine.