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Tutorial-How to Make a Memory Shirt Quilt, Part Two- Adding Batting, Backing and Quilting the Blocks

This post is dedicated to the memory of Elestine West, Harriette's precious mother. She will be spending this coming Sunday, Mother's Day,  in heaven. I had the privilege and honor of knowing this beautiful Christian lady. She was a special person and a shining example of what a mother should be. Her health was rapidly failing at the time we began this memory quilt and she passed away in February of this year. 
Part One of the tutorial discussed the process of cutting out and assembling the top of the quilt. In today's post, we will  be putting together the quilt, batting and backing and applying the quilting stitches to the assembled quilt.

Materials Required:Quilt Batting of Your Choice( this should be at least the size of your finished quilt top).Fabric to Use as the Backing for Finished Quilt Top (this should beat least 6 inches longer and 6 inches wider than the dimensions of your finished quilt top to allow you to fold and make the edging around your entire quilt). W…