Tuesday, March 22, 2011

and the beat goes on...

Binding the quilt

I am binding the quilt full of puppies and boys, and monkeys too. Earlier it was not so tidy.

Binding

Now I am hand sewing the binding, it is peaceful and slow work.

And the mug rug test piece (when I am knitting I would call it a swatch) is washed, and it shrunk and puckered as I wanted.

Soft and bumpy after washing - Mug rug #1

So tomorrow I can get back to stippling the quilt for my friend, without all the worries.  I think she will like it, here is a look at just the top.

Magnolia quilt

And that is what the rest of my free time this week is, hopefully, going to look like.

Best,

Leanne
ps I have linked to WIP Wednesday, there is plenty of excellent work over there to enjoy!

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

12 comments:

  1. Great quilt..can we have a close up of the centre squares?

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  2. I think stitching binding is peaceful work too. I used to hate it, but now I enjoy it!

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  3. Oh wow, I love the top with Magnolia lane, so beautiful. great job with the fussy cutting!

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  4. Hey Leanne! Thanks for the comment over on my blog! You're quilts look SO beautiful!!

    I LOVE hand binding! It's my time to snuggle with each quilt I make, and, as you said, it is so peaceful!!

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  5. That quilt top is gorgeous! Is that Laura Gunn fabric?

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  6. I realize you are busy but you have been awarded...check out my most recent blog post

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  7. Beautiful quilt you are working on! I also am jealous of your stippling - looks great! Can't wait till mine does!

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  8. Love the magnolia quilt top... those square are great!

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  9. Great work. Love those squares! Great job on the binding too...

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  10. that little dog fabric is aborable.

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  11. thanks for the comment on my blog post. you've been busy. three projects in one post? amazing.

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  12. Love your quilting, it's beautiful. And that green and blue quilt top is just gorgeous, can't wait to see that one finished! Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday!

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