I started this quilt last summer and got back to it this year. I finished the top on April 22 (see that post here)
I use about 400 yards of thread on this quilt, and the quilting took about 10 days (between a few other projects).
I decided to piece the binding with black and white fabric to match the inner border. The fabric was sewed together in strips
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