Sunday, March 27, 2011

UFO challenge: March 2011

this quilt top is now what I'd consider "done"! i finished piecing it, and put the borders on. the plan is to take it to Scraps to Wraps and have it tied, bound and donated to the MCC. if it weren't for the surprise snowstorm we had last Wednesday, it would be totally "finished".

I'll post pictures of the tied and bound quilt after our next meeting!

the project number that was drawn for March is #1. i won these bear paw blocks at my quilt guild probably 9+ years ago. i started this quilt about 5(?) years ago. it's so close to being done: just needs the triangle corners and 2 borders. (both of which are cut!)

spring is coming, and things are really starting to hop around here, so I'm glad that this is an easy project to finish.

that train of thought of course leads to the inevitable question: if it's so easy, why didn't i finish this quilt before?

I'll have to get back to you on that one.


JCnNC said...

That looks like a very challenging quilt. Beautiful finish. Judy C

queenpeach20 said...

It is a very pretty quilt and some lucky person will enjoy it!!!

Jo said...

Congrats on making it the project further along...sometimes little steps are the hardest. I love bear paws.

Dionne said...

Congratulations! What a great finish, and it looks beautiful. Sadly I'm only 2 for 3 (March let me down). Looking forward to seeing what you finish in April!

BetsyE said...

What a great design! I love how it's turning out!

Kathy T. said...

How kind of you to donate such a cute top. Someone is sure to find comfort with the finished quilt. Bless your heart

Quilter Kathy said...

We all know that question! The answers are varied :)
Lovely quilt! And very generous of you to donate it to MCC....they do great work!

Alycia said...

Good for you for finishing it. Surprise Snowstorms are always helpful LOL


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