Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Almost made my deadline

I almost made my self-imposed deadline for finishing my daughter's quilt.  Of course, the deadline kept shifting, from the end of September, to the end of October, to the end of November.  I'm going to claim qualified success with that last one.  I finished quilting the last little bit of border this afternoon around 4:30 pm and today is the last day of November. :)

The quilt still has to be bound but I'm pressing the binding strip now and will have it sewn to the front by the time I head to bed.  I won't obsess and stay up till the wee hours to hand stitch it to the back, though it is tempting!  If all goes well I'll be able to spread it on her bed while she sleeps tomorrow night so she sees it the next morning.  December 1st is not too far of the mark!

Sorry, no pictures today.  I've got to run back to the ironing board!


  1. Your daughter will be so excited to see that quilt on her bed. Be sure to get some pictures.


  2. Congrats on the finish!!! Happy Quilting!!

  3. Congratulations on getting your daughter's quilt finished - I am looking forward to seeing it.♥

  4. Yay! Good for you. I bet your daughter is excited, or does she not realize you're THAT close?

  5. Good for you, this is close enough and I can't wait to hear how she likes it. And see pictures!


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