Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Progress, slowly but surely!


Remember my hand-stitching project?

That cute "Maggie's First Dance" quilt from the pattern by Jacquelynne Steves.

I wanted to show you that I'd made some progress!

The centers of the yellow blocks are getting some freehand stitching that will vary from block to block:



I bumped up the contrast to make it easier to see!

And I'm slowly making my way around the pieced blocks with my colored threads -- love how this looks from the back of the quilt:



This is so relaxing and fun!

When it's all done, I'll have a wall-hanging that I can be proud of!


More merriment and mayhem soon!

Love,


8 comments:

  1. You can already be proud of it, it's beautiful!

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  2. It's coming along so nicely!! I'm hand stitching the colored pieces in all the blocks. Then I'm planing to FMQ a flower in the open blocks-each different. I'll also FMQ the borders. I want to get it done to donate to a fundraiser for one of the students where I work.Thanks for your great idea to hand stitch!

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  3. You will definitely have reason to be proud. What a beauty! And more power to ya, I'd never get that to the point of being hung on the wall with all that hand stitching. You are awesome!

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  4. Wow...you're doing a great job!

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  5. It's even prettier in person! I loved seeing it - so beautiful!

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  6. It is pretty. You will have it finished soon!

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  7. You will definitely have a wall hanging to be more than proud of....

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