The goal is completed – I mentioned nothing about making a label or sending it to America. The quilt itself is done. Time to tick this one off the list (and worry about the postage costs later…) 2 years ago
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The stitching is all done, there’s just the question of whether to add a label… They know who it’s from and what it’s for, but there’s the notion of it being handed down through future generations – does it matter if the maker gets lost in the mists of time? There’s also the possibility that it will fall apart in the first wash anyway, making the fuss of a label rather a waste of time.
And then of course, how to get it to America without taking out a second mortgage to pay for the postage… 3 years ago
I’m handstitching the reverse side of the binding. The end is in sight. 3 years ago
I’m embarrassed at how long this is taking. Hopefully they’ll still be married by the time I finish. Just got to do the binding now. 3 years ago
I’ve cut the pieces for the log cabin squares and stitched them together – now it’s the turn of the borders for each square. In fact, I’m going to go back upstairs right now and carry on. This way, I might have it finished before their first anniversary. 5 years ago
He’s getting married in June, although the date hasn’t been set yet. I’d like to give them a quilt, I’ve got a pattern and a colourway in mind. At the moment, June seems a long way off, and there’s other projects I’m trying to get finished in the short term. No doubt June will arrive far sooner than I think. 6 years ago