Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Sampler Quilt: Finished!
If you are a regular reader of Fluffy Sheep Quilting, you will remember that I had an issue with the backing slipping out from under the binding. This was a mistake I made when layering the quilt (getting too close to the edge of the backing with the batting and top). Thank goodness that Luci of Thymely Stitches spoke up with a suggestion to fix my problem. I spent last Sunday fixing away and am thrilled with the results!
I also had a small hole in the sashing. I have tried my best to put Steam-A-Seam under the hole to secure it and then re-quilt the area. I think it will not unravel when washed, but you will still be able to see the hole. So it goes. There just was not a good way to applique on top of it and the idea of un-binding, un-quilting, un-stitching the block, and replacing that part of the stashing was just too much for me to handle. Finished is better than perfect, right?
That being said, I am truly happy with the result. I am thrilled to be finished and move onto another project, but the completion of this gives me great satisfaction. It is a wedding gift for my friends and I am sad to see it go :(
I am participating in Fabric Tuesday over at Quilt Story. You can use the button on the right of my home page to hop over and have a look at what the other creative bloggers have posted. You are bound to find someone new to follow :) I am in love with what Not-So-Plain-Jane posted last week!
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