Also on these boards
Quilt-As-You-Go-blocks to batting...and then add backing, quilting only in the ditch between blocks...interesting...it lets the quilting inside the blocks be creative, but you'r not dealing with the whole quilt and the back is just squares.
The "violet craft" blogger spent a year collecting Denyse Schmidt's out of print Flea Market Fancy collection until she had all the fabrics. She had just barely enough of some of them to make the quilt. Lovely white sashing between the squares...I'd probably have gone with black, and probably I'd have been wrong.