Tuesday, January 25, 2011

ASIJ quilt progress


Today we finished sewing the top together and decided the borders.
This is the time of year I start looking at what we have done and counting backwards from the finish date. I have not yet hit the panic button. Next week we plan to baste and will begin to quilt. Each of the dark blue squares will have a crest quilted in white. (my homework) The little kimono blocks will be quilted in group sessions (in the ditch)and the border will have a simple quilt design as yet to be decided but most likely with white in the diagonal white squares.
We have had very good turnouts of willing hands. Some are new and a few are "old timers" having helped with one or more quilts in the past. Gambaremasho!

8 comments:

  1. That's a neat quilt. It's looking good and I'll bet you will be glad to have a finish on it:)

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  2. Julie it's just beautiful. I love the fabric you chose for the border - it really sets it off. How will you mark the dark squares? I always have a hard time with that. blessings, marlene

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  3. This is coming together so nicely! I really like the checkered border.

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  4. I'm enjoying seeing your progress with this quilt .... lovely!

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  5. I have been admiring all your recently posted projects - the batik squares are so successful and this quilt will exquisite and the harpist is stunning and how wonderful to be able the visit the Japanese shows. Mary aka Quayquilter

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  6. I can see some of the designs on the plain blocks; this quilt will be wonderful. Love the design.

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