Sunday, 24 October 2010

A finish!

Years ago, probably 6 or more, I did a swap of fall leaf blocks and they have been aging in a box all this time. Well, I got them out and did a quick wall hanging with some of them. As in a lot of swaps, the piecing in some of the blocks is less than stellar, but the love makes up for it. Who cares if a point or two are missing. I love the colors and needed to decorate for fall! And, DONE feels real good. I took it to the long arm quilter and it was done in less than a week. I had it quilted with large meander and variegated orange, red brown thread and like it ok. Sometimes, just finishing is more important than perfection. I still have about a dozen blocks left and am not sure what they will become or when for that matter. Maybe I need a table runner, or a lap quilt or ? ? ?. I just hope I don't leave them in the box for another 6 years. This past year I have really been trying to finish old UFO's. Not that I haven't started a few others as well, but the old ones are on my radar.


  1. Thank you for your daughter and my granddaughter are coming for their first visit, on the 17th Nov.. can't wait!!

  2. I have peanut butter on my toast for breakfast. That seems to satisfy our Weight Watcher lecturer. Thanks for the visit.

  3. I sure love that banner photo on your other page -- also the pig with her enormous grin! 8-))

    Nice to meet you -- remember please ask if you try the Rebuilt Log Cabin. It's fun and not ordinary.

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  5. I turned out looking very pretty! The fabric mix gives it a very artistic look! Congrats for putting it together so well - i know it is harder to do that with swap blocks,