Sunday, October 22, 2017
The photo memory quilt needs it's binding attached and stitched down. The label is ready for a little edge finish and then attaching. Then this quilt is ready to head out the door.
The client also brought me some old panel piecess to make pillow covers with. These just need their buttons sewn on to be ready along with the quilt.
I have a few more commission pieces that need a finish off so I can get everything out the door in the next week or two. When you've spent 20 of 30 days on the road with meetings, quilt shows and vending - it takes time out of your work schedule. My Juki is still limping and I hope it keeps up (with lots of colorful words) so I can get things done.
And in all the scuffle of projects and road time, I lost poor Earlene. Finally came across her looking for something else. Just the black and a few embellishments (with the quilting process) and I hope to get her done. The 'butterfly' strip is actually part of the Bleeker Street project and I have been using those into other projects. It seems to fit Earlene and with some adjustments, it will be part of her border.
We have a few more days of a little warmer, sunny weather - but soon to change with that word 'snow' on the way.
Back to that binding,
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The butterfly strip is perfect for Earlene! Welcome home. Hope you Juki hangs in there!
Congrats on 2 near finishes! It must feel so good to have them so close to done. Earlene must have gone on vaca so you coukd focus in your commissions. Wink. Enjoy the current weather - we've got the s-word in our forecast as well. Hard to believe it's still above 70 this close to November.
hope the Juki hangs on a bit longer. Lovely bag lady block, and it's so good to have something finished and ready to send.
SEW glad that you found Earlene!! I think you are on to something with that butterfly border. Happy finishing!!
Sounds like you are making good progress on your commission work. Hope you can get that cleared out soon and have some fun with your projects. My Guy said our forecast for Saturday is for snow showers! That's really early for us.
We enjoy the beautiful weather while we can! Hope you get caught up to yourself soon!
What a busy bee you have been! Your memory Quilt looks beautiful, and so glad you found Earlene!
Oh, hello Earlene! Glad to see you again. I agree, that will make a great border for her. Looking forward to seeing the finished piece.
Loving those greens in your log cabin blocks.
Love the quilts. It feels so good to finish things and as you say trying to get things done when you are away is always a problem. Love the Bag Ladies. I can't believe they are saying snow for you already! It is getting colder here and they say we are going to have lots of snow this winter but they say that every year!!! Hugs, Susie x
Fingers crossed on the Juki. Earleen is looking good. Like the butterfly strip. Wow on the memory quilt. hugs, lj
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