I finished the background quilting and stitched the detail on the curved band. Hoorah! Now to trim it to size - 10" square. Ooops! Now I bet you're thinking I cut off too much....... nope: it's too big!
In my enthusiasm to get going on the quilt I didn't check that the circles fitted inside the size limit for the Journal Quilt project before I fused them. So if I cut it down to the required size I lose the edges of nearly all the circles. I'd intended the green circle to be off the edge but not the others. Just straightened and trimmed the quilt would measure 11" square. Trimmed to 10" (allowing for binding it would look like this: