So, on the fabric hunting expedition with my girlfriends, I decided to make a quilt for my father-in-law as well. My husband had also come along on this trip and was a huge help. Even though we disagreed on the border for this quilt, I think we both agreed when it was done that it came out quite well. My FIL lives in a historic home and a lot of his furniture are in earth tones.
Front, back, and border: