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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


5 comments:

  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!

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

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  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!

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  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.

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

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