Well here is the fabric for the Cars and Ponies quilt. The block will be a 5.5″ square, fussy cut from the car fabric, with a 2″ border from the stripy/dotty/swirly fabric and the horseshoe fabric.
The horseshoe fabric is by Michael Miller and the other two come from Ikea. I followed crazymomquilt’s tip on using an Ikea sheet for sashing and it worked really well in the Rainbow Stacked Coins quilt. However, the fabrics above don’t seem to be of the same quality. The stripy/dotty/swirly one in particular is a really coarse weave and I’m not sure how well it’s going to work. Should I use a narrow needle? Would extra quilting help or would all the extra needle punctures in the fabric make things worse?