Friday, April 1, 2011

This is not an April Fool's joke.....

The wedding quilt "top" is DONE!!!

I said I wouldn't post anymore pictures of it until it was done and my goal was to have it done by the end of March, so I am thinking April 1st isn't too bad.

Anyways, yesterday there was a pile of blocks.

Doesn't look like much, does it?  There are 25 blocks but each of them will finish out at 20".

Then I sewed the rows and got them all pressed.

With no one here to hold it up for me, this is the best that I can do to show you the quilt.  It measures 100" square. 

Now I am off to look for a backing. 

If I can get this quilted and back sometime in May, I should be able to get the binding on (which is made) and have it stitched down BEFORE the reception, not AT it.   

I will post pictures of the totally completed quilt hopefully before June.  

Yeah....I can finally start  something new. 


  1. Congratulations. It is so lovely...and huge. What a wonderful gift to the young couple.

  2. How gorgeous is that! What a lucky couple!

    Can't help a little snigger at the picture of you stitching the binding on at the reception - sorry, I realise that would be stressful and my sniggering is completely unacceptable (tee hee)!


  3. whoohoo. I love how it turned out.

  4. Oh, that is SO beautiful. Congrats on getting it done!!!

  5. Congratulations Faye!
    This is such a beautiful quilt top!
    The bride & groom are going to LOVE this special gift!

  6. It's just beautiful! It's going to look gorgeous once it's quilted.

  7. So pretty. Lots and lots of squares were sewn in the making!

  8. Gorgeous! You stuck to it admirably! Congrats on a job well done!

  9. you mean this quilt will be done before the first child goes to kindergarten?? You are dedicated!!


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