When I last showed it to you, I was hand-stitching the binding on:
|Rounding third and heading for home!!!|
It had been forever since I'd done that much hand work and I must say, I thoroughly enjoyed it! I find binding work to be so relaxing and one of my favorite parts of quilting. Quite possibly because it means you're almost done!
I had lots of help! Here is a shot of my cheering section, in action:
Couldn't have done it without them. (And the fact that I couldn't go anywhere else due to the remodeling.)
Here are a couple detail shots:
I'm glad I didn't rip out the quilting I had done; it really grew on me. And I think the variegated thread adds depth.
I had mentioned I did the binding using scraps of both the green from the border and the "petals" fab.
I almost always use more than one fab in my binding. It's "me".
Next up ... I challenged myself. This is a good one. I challenged myself to make a king-sized fray-edged denim quilt for our bed (the bed is queen-sized, but I like a lot of over-hang) and get it done BEFORE the remodelers finish. Ha ha ha. They started in July; I started about the second week in October. Knowing how long it takes me to finish anything, especially large quilts, it's a funny challenge. Especially since they should have been done in August, or by Labor Day at the max. Place your bets. I'll keep you posted.
Thanks for reading!
It's gorgeous! Love it♥ReplyDelete
Your table runner turned out great. I did see a sneak peek at the bed cover but I won't spill the beans.ReplyDelete