Sunday, June 16, 2013

Finally finished......

This is my first ever quilt, I made it in 2007. I was really happy with the way it turned out, so I had it proffessionally quilted, brought it home and put it in the cupboard......and that is exactly what I do with all my quilts as I find the thought of doing the binding quite daunting.

But my daughter is getting married on Saturday, and I thought it would be a nice wedding gift, so I actually did the binding today and now it is all finished......must say I cheated a little as I machine stitched the binding......but it is finished and all wrapped......and it feels sooooo good.


The photo doesn't show it all, as I had to put it on the bed because it is too wet to take it outside.


12 comments:

sunny said...

Very nice! I dreaded bindings in the beginning, but when I finally sat down to do a few, I found that I loved it! A great project to work on while watching tv, and the most wonderful feeling of satisfaction when you take that last stitch!

Susan said...

An excellent reason to finally get it done - congratulations.

Needled Mom said...

It looks wonderful and she will love it. My first ever quilt is still in the closet.

Lorene Holbrook said...

beautiful job! congrats on the wedding! I LOVE to do bindings! wish you were closer and I would help you. you say it's very wet where you live. well, it's not here so I know you don't live close! LOL.... good luck on finishing more!

Wendy B said...

isn't it funny how we leave the easy things till last! I bet it will be well loved! Have a great time at the wedding! xox hugs

Fiona said...

Beatiful... so glad you got it finished....
Hugz

Marilyn said...

A beautiful quilt, beautifully quilted, so it deserved its finish. Have a good week and enjoy the wedding.

miss~nance said...

what a great reason to finish a UFO. Well done, it's lovely.

Sylvia said...

Congrats! It is a very lovely quilt. :)

Anthea said...

What a wonderful ending to the long story of this quilt! It looks fabulous & I'm sure will be well-loved... well done Lyndell !

Robin (RsIslandCrafts) said...

Beautiful quilt! Congrats on the wedding. Binding is my least favorite part of quilting. If it is a quilt that I expect to get washed alot I usually machine stitch it down too. It's a heck of a lot faster that way too.

Chris H said...

It's blue, therefore I LOVE IT!