Last summer one of my Alaska friends, Jeanie, sent a large checkerboard top with a dark blue border as a contribution to "Guatemala Bound" (more on the new project name later). The quilt was quite large. With her permission, I disassembled the top and made it into two bunkbed-size quilts. Thanks, Jeanie! Jeanie likes plaids (this is an understatement). I pieced the back of the second quilt, keeping Jeanie's preferences in mind:
One of the quilts was quilted using a Laura Lee Fritz design from her book "Mindful Meandering":
My friend Pat in Alaska came up with a great name for the project - "Guatemala Bound". Much better than the generic Guatemala Quilt Project I've been using. Many thanks to my creative and generous friends!