This is the second rescue quilt I was gifted. It also needed some repair, although much less than the Blue Sampler (2016-2). The applique stitches were far apart so I did quite a bit of restitching before quilting. The hand quilting stitches were long toe catchers, so I opted to quilt it over with a fairly dense but complimentary machine stitching design. The new binding is applied to the back and then top-stitched by machine. It will never be competition quality, but it will make a great donation quilt. Someone will love it, I am sure!