All 5,329 square inches are quilted:
There is satisfaction in the completion, but I am SO glad this is done. I ran out of thread early yesterday and hope no one will notice the difference between the dark icy grey and the light icy grey thread substitute. oops The binding is ready to be stitched down, but I’ve run out of movies for the moment. May need to make a quick run to the library before it closes for the weekend.
So, the next thing that needs to be taken care of is using this circle:
to cover this hole:
I’ve machine stitched it twice but will now hand applique it on in hopes that it will not pucker up AGAIN. Then it’s on to borders, quilting and making up some sort of directions to add in to the pattern. Oh, that will be fun.
So, um, do you think there’s something wrong with me? Yesterday, I was driving down the road noticing all of these slow-driving types surrounding me. I thought to myself, ‘why are all of these people driving below the seam allowance?’ Yeah, I thought so. I’ve been spending far too much time at the sewing machine…