Thursday, August 10, 2017

Two - Zero - Niner

It really wasn't such a big deal fixing this quilt.  Plus I know myself well enough that not fixing it would have driven me crazy until the end of time.   I did enjoy the comments I got from quilters who would have probably not noticed the difference or not corrected the top.  Lucky you for being so casual and easy going, I envy you, and I'm guessing you'll live longer than me.

So here it is,


This is Lifetime Quilt Number 209
The pattern is Bits and Pieces by Midcoast Cottage Design ( I did change the pattern just a tad)
The fabric is an assortment of Carolyn Friedlander's fabric for Robert Kaufman
It finished at 79" x 85"
It has approximately 792 pieces

I've been obsessing about the quilts still on my 2017 To Do List, but today ran across a bit of advice and it said when your To Do  list gets you down, sometimes thinking about your Done List cheers you up.  I could not agree more.  If I don't finish another quilt this year it's already been a very rewarding, fun, and productive sewing year.  But really, how much longer can I put off that Double Wedding Ring quilt, tick-tock, lol.  
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8 comments:

  1. very nice quilt - so simple looking but yet isn't

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  2. Lovely quilt and a very true saying. You have accomplished much this year so far. Pat yourself on the back.

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  3. Your Year of Thelma has been a good one! Love this quilt. I would have had to fix it, too, but I didn't notice it until you pointed it out. It's perfect.

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  4. I love the border fabric you used! And yes on the double wedding ring quilt. I started one before I got married, back when you cut the pieces with a template and inset the corners. I have about 10 corners to set in and it will be done. Only 23 years in the making...and I still love the quilt, but would love it more if it were finished! ;)

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  5. It is fabulous. You need to be happy with the quilt so I am glad you fixed it. A double wedding ring has been on my list for a long time.

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  6. It turned out beautifully Thelma! I'm sure taking off the borders and re squaring etc was not that much fun but I'm glad you're happy with it now. I agree with others about the double wedding ring quilt. I would love to see you make one!

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  7. I love how you reworked this pattern - it looks fantastic!

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  8. What a gorgeous quilt. I'm not sure how you had to rework it but this finished one is absolutely stunning.

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