Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Decisions are Made

It pays to have friends who quilt. Last evening I spent a few hours talking quilts with L. She brought over some pieces that she is currently working on, and they are pretty fabulous. I should have taken pictures :-(


We went into my sewing room, looked as the star on the wall, and she immediately validated the cheddar and suggested I inset a 1/4" flange along the border. So here it is, decisions are made and I am moving forward. The star will float and I've put the 1/2 sq tri's together for the border. A 1/4" cheddar flange will be inset when I attach the borders. I'm seeing a dark binding, but it will be a while before I have to make that final decision.

I've got two borders sewn onto my BTCT and have started prepping the 3rd border. I've got the vine glue basted and all the marks for the cherries and leaves. I'm going to add some flowers to this border and the last one will have my initials appliqued.

It's back to work for 2 more days, I could get used to a 4 day work week! And we had perfect parade weather, nothing but blue skies all day today, finally.

Sharon

6 comments:

Janet O. said...

This is looking amazing--the cheddar flange is a wonderful touch!

Janet said...

I love the addition of the cheddar, it's perfect and what a wow quilt.

Kathie said...

the hint of cheddar is perfect oh my I LOVE this quilt, beautiful.
just think 2 days and you have another weekend off!
Kathie

Brown Dirt Cottage said...

Oh yes, looks like a finish is in the makings. Isn't it so freeing when decisions are FINALLY made and you can just GET ON WITH IT!! HA!

This is gonna be summmmm quilt! I'll be waitin' for the finish! hhmmm, speaking of 'finish', maybe I should go see if "I" can get one!!

Brandie said...

I'm so glad you pick the cheddar! I love it!

Mimi said...

cheddar was the absolute best choice. I just love this star!!