Saturday, May 26, 2012

At Long Last...

 
Just want to share the photo of my completed top...the last stitch was taken today, May 26th. I started this journey in November, 2010 as an applique novice and have learned so much along the way. The main thing I found out, is that there is so much more to learn:o) Now to clean up some stray threads on the back, do a careful pressing and make some final decisions about how it will be hand quilted. Then off to my long-arm quilter for basting...
(The photo was taken in our guest room which has just been painted and is totally empty of furniture - the only area large enough to spread this out and still couldn't get the whole quilt top in for a photo.)

 Pat in Northern Wisconsin

12 comments:

  1. Pat it is magnificent! It looks like it should be hanging in a quilt museum. Congratulations on a momentous finish.

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  2. Congrats! It is beautiful-

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  3. it is magnificent. Congratulations on your finish today.

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  4. It's wonderful,Pat. I love the shades of red and green that you have used.

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  5. Congratulations Pat, great job and the layout is nicely balanced.

    I've been taking a bit of a breather from my quilt, but will soon be back to it.

    Fiona

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  6. Congratulations - your quilt is gorgeous.

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  7. This is just gorgeous, Pat!! It is going to be a stunner when quilted.

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  8. I was just thinking that it has been such a long time since we have seen someone's progress on their quilts and I was kind of missing it. Mine should be going to the quilter within the next few days to a week, so I am so excited about that. In fact, I will be piecing the backing today.

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  9. It's beautiful, Pat! It's hard to get a picture of the entire top - I know!!! You did a wonderful job. I've been wondering what you all are getting done, too.

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  10. I love it!! Beautiful work!!

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  11. Than you everyone for the sweet comments. Being part of this online group has just made the making of this quilt that much more special. With each stitch & each completed block, the encouragement, tips & historical information have been invaluable.

    Looking forward to seeing more completed tops & progress on the quilting.

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  12. Pat...it is a beauty, for sure!

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