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This back is one length of fabric split combined with leftover blocks.  It makes a graphic statement.

Love pieced backs! This back is one length of fabric split combined with leftover blocks. It makes a graphic statement.

Large scale fabric idea--littlemissmk: Laura's Wedding/30th Quilt

By Kelley Brooks. I love this because sometimes I just don't want to hack the pretty fabrics up. And it'd be a great layout for a quilt showcasing old hankies or scarves. *would work for a pj/t-shirt quilt for the kids too

Cute quilt back using some of my fave fabrics

Cute quilt back using pale print and strong floral with vibrant strip between

This Way Quilt pattern! - Handmade by Alissa- here is the pattern for this quilt from the Janome website

This Way Quilt pattern! I would make the front-most block solid, so it is like a mutli level shadow instead.

Quilting In The BunkHouse: Pieced Quilt Backings

Several times the question has come up about pieced backings. Starting with this post, I am going to.

I love quilt backs that incorporate extra blocks and big scraps of fabric used on the front of the quilt!    Source:  http://vintagemodernquilts.com/http://vintagemodernquilts.com/

I like the big blocks of fabric - this is the back of a quilt but I think it's fabulous for a quilt front too!

quilt-as-you-go-tutorial-joining-blocks

Learn how to join quilted blocks with this Quilt as you Go method and tutorial for joining quilt blocks.

Back of a quilt at 11:59 studio:  The backing was from larger pieces of some of the fabric used on the front

Back of a quilt at studio: The backing was from larger pieces of some of the fabric used on the front

Little Lady Patchwork: BLOGGER'S BLOCK OF THE MONTH {STACKS & STACKS QUILT BLOCK}

Have you ever realized that making quilt block patterns can be one of the most enjoyable and easy ways to use your old scrappy quilt patterns? That's why the nifty design of the Stacks & Stacks of Scraps Quilt Block is a fantastic project to make if

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