Tuesday, January 1, 2019

DONE!

As I was putting the last stitches in the binding, my grandfather clock began ringing in the new year.
Now, I wonder, do I count this as the last quilt of 2018, or the first finish of 2019?


Today Nikko and I went for a long walk to find a fence tall enough for taking a picture. Even sideways, this still sticks out over the concrete base but I think it will have to do. Soon it will be flying out across the pond to Kaiea's waiting bed.

Kai's choice was black and white and I was rather amazed at the number of fabrics in my collection that were ready for use. The only one I had to buy was for the border, and since Kai's name means "rising wave", I just had to get this when I saw it ... though I wasn't really shopping at the time, but meeting a friend.

Next in the line will be my new granddaughter's baby quilt ... plus some long overdue promises that need to be filled.

Best wishes to my blogging friends for a happy and productive new year.

6 comments:

  1. Julie, I love your quilt, you have made a beautiful quilt.

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  2. Happy New Year Julie! May abundant blessings flow over you. I love your black & white quilt. Kai will, too!

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  3. Wow! I love your latest creation. It must be a good size if you can't hang it on the fence without expanding over the concrete base of the fence.
    Queenie

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  4. HI Julie, Happy New Year ! Count this as the first finish of 2019 ! It is spectacular! We love, love, love, the clamshell pattern border, which really makes the quilt "pop". Excellent work ! Your year is off to a wonderful start. Love, hugs, and blessings to you, from Marina and Daryl Lynn

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  5. Beautiful quilt and you got it done so quickly knowing all that is pure handwork!

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  6. It’s another great quilt and what a perfect, meaningful border fabric choice.

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