I dyed the belt last night,

Using a piece of the hand woven cotton I picked up at the geelong forum. It took the dye really well, I did another piece of white cotton in the same colour and the result was much lighter. image

It's actually pretty close to accurate even though it looks really strong next to the grey, and the texture is fantastic.

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I've fallen in love with the backing fabric again, I use a piece big enough for the backing as my clean up cloth. This is the method Sue showed me in geelong, only I use it as the cloth for the whole project so the colours are the ones from the quilt top.

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So it's all together now and I'll hopefully get a chance to start quilting it tomorrow night. I'll do the watch and band the same way I did the boots and poppies, and attach it once the base is done.

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