Monday, March 15, 2010

A work in progress...


5544 Inches+ later I've finally got all of my delicious blue and brown fabrics sewn together.  Why did I ever think it was a good idea to take on a quilt?! Yea me, the girl who has a hard time finishing a scrapbooking page?! Yea, I'm still trying to figure that one out... although it may have something to do with the delicious blue and brown fabric that called screamed my name the day after Thanksgiving for a terribly hard-to-resist price!

Next step involves one of my least favorite activities, with my super ugly, in desperate need of being recovered ironing board.  Followed by some more cutting, as if cutting 144 strips wasn't enough, there's more cutting, and even more sewing.  All I have to say is that the final project better be spectacular or I will have wasted a large portion of my life! :)

Check out my inspiration here and her blog here.  She's an amazingly talented gal!

2 comments:

Alisa and Jared said...

Waaay too much work, in my opinion. But my Mom is an OBSESSIVE quilter (I think I own 12 or more from her...and she's only been quilting for about 7 years...and I'm only one of 5 kids...and about a billion friends she has made one for). BUT...at the same time...I LOVE all of my quilts, and wouldn't trade them for anything! It will SO be worth it, in the end! Good luck!

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