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Heart & Home: Next Comes the Borders

Heart & Home Quilt

Hours and hours have been invested in my Heart & Home Quilt  by Heart to Hand Patterns I’ve been watching the twelve blocks as they evolved from a pattern in an envelope to fully developed 14 1/2″ square quilt blocks complete with hand applied embellishments.  All twelve blocks are pretty enough to stand on their own yet even more beautiful when combined together.

The Last Stitch was Applied

Late this afternoon I finished the last bit of hand stitching.  Next each of the twelve quilt squares were assembled and stitched into four rows.  The rows were then combined to form a quilt top.  After carefully pressing the entire project I grabbed the quilt, my camera and headed upstairs to take some photos.

The Reveal

I am so proud to share with you my fabulous Heart & Home Quilt top

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along with a closeup of one of my favorite squares.

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I Can’t Wait

Now I can’t wait to get busy sewing the borders and finally quilting the whole thing on my long arm quilt machine.  This is going to be a spectacular quilt.

I Am Linking Up

It’s Wednesday so it’s time to link up with Freshly Pieced.  I’m so honored to share my post with the other WIP updates.  Make sure you pay a visit to

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

and check out the other wonderful projects.

P.S.  If you are interested in reading about the history of this quilt, browse through my categories and look for Heart and Home under the Quilts I Have Made section.

11 thoughts on “Heart & Home: Next Comes the Borders

  1. Looks beauitful!

  2. I don’t blame you; it is just adorable!!

    1. Awe, thank you!

  3. This is a beautiful quilt 🙂

    1. Such sweet words! Thank you!

  4. It’s been fun watching your progress – from all those little pieces you cut out at the guild meeting to the finished top!

    1. Hey thanks!

  5. I am at about the same stage with my Bluebirds and Berries BOM – so I know exactly how you feel. Can’t wait to get to that next stage of completion!

    1. It has been a long but rewarding journey. I’m sure your finished quilt will be fabulous.

  6. Cindy, what a beautiful quilt. Can’t wait to see it with borders on and quilted.

    1. Oh, me too. Thanks so much!