Monday, May 31, 2010

Design Wall Monday

Late, but finally here are the current pictures of the Memorial Day Quilt that is on my design wall:
all blocks have been sewn together, waiting for the first 2 non-pieced borders.
And I have already cut and sewn the strips for the pieced borders. Yes, I will try to do Judy's pieced border - this is a first. I may have to re-evaluate this statement once they are sewn, but that's the plan. When I measured the current top size, I was right on target! That has never happened before, so I thought: it's now or never to try to make a pieced border fit.
And here are the border strips lined up on my ironing board, waiting to get cut. I still think I will be able to make Judy's deadline and get the top in the mail on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Please have a look at other design walls listed at Judy's place!
 I better get cutting and sewing to make it happen today,
Barb

6 comments:

  1. Look at you!!! Yeah for trying the pieced border! It really is so easy. Just follow the instructions. ;-) It looks fabulous!

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  2. It looks great! Good work :)

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  3. I know you can do it. Be proud b/c you are stepping out of your self imposed box. That is hard to do the first time but now you have it!!!Yea!

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  4. Good for you Barb!! Pieced borders always make the quilt even more special and if your blocks came out with the perfect measurements, the borders will be a breeze! Enjoy your day - see you Thursday!

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  5. Way to go! That is looking great! I'm sure your borders will work out!

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