Thursday, May 19, 2011

The end is in sight.....

I have been binding for the last four evenings.  One side a night.

The end is in sight.  This was my last side to do.

Just a few more stitches.

Thank goodness for my handy dandy  needle threader or it would have taken me longer.  So glad I picked up that little wood needle threader rest while I was in Paducah.  It sat so nicely on the arm of my chair.

Done!!!  Every square inch is bound.  Just need to do something for a label.  May even think of washing and drying it to get that great "crinkly" look that I love and my daughter loves. 

You will have to wait until I get a couple big guys to hold this baby up so that I can get a truly great picture of it.  It will be the first time for even "me" to see the quilt as a whole, too.  It's just so big...104" square.

Ah...I can relax a little now.  I won't have to be stitching the binding down at the reception.  LOL


  1. What a weight of your mind to get that finished - nothing like a deadline to give you focus! Can't wait to see the whole thing! Well done!

  2. You did it! Congratulations! I know you will still be busy until Wedding Day, but that beauty is beautifully DONE! Hugs!

  3. I love it, all that continuous curve through the blocks is my favorite design for this type of pattern. She's going to cherish this forever!

  4. That is one gorgeous quilt. She will love it. I am so glad you got it finished with time to spare so you can have one less thing to concern you.

  5. love that needle threader....and lots of good info on your site...thanks.


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