Miss L’s Quilt


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Sometime last year I purchased fabrics to make a small quilt.  The pattern, well there really wasn’t a pattern, was simply to add two borders around the perimeter of a remnant piece of fabric.  I really didn’t want to spend a lot of time cutting and piecing together an elaborate design.  My main focus was to use the specimen as a practice piece for my long arm quilting.  Sadly the fabrics sat idle for a very long time.  So many other projects seemed to take precedence.

Earlier this month I made up my mind it was time to bring that small project to the forefront.  Last week I removed the blue and tan quilt from my quilts-in-progress storage area and installed it on my long arm quilter.  I had a blast marking and stitching patterns that I believe compliment the fabrics quite nicely.

Start to finish the entire quilting process took relatively little time.  After squaring up and removing the excess fabric I once again set it aside.  However, the time spent idle, on this leg of the journey, would be brief.  You see I had a much more pressing engagement to attend.  I spent the weekend with my grandchildren at a water park in the Wisconsin Dells.

Now that I have returned from my adventure I am ready to finish the project.  By this time next week I will have the binding attached and the quilt completed.  If you are wondering what the small, blue and tan quilt looks like I have one sneak peek to share.

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That’s all you can see for now.  If you want to see the finished project you will just have to return next week for the final viewing.  Until then have a super day!  Now go and get busy on your own unfinished projects.

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