Sunday, January 04, 2009

Blocks assembled

The Christmas tree is back on the deck and I want to thank Darcie for sending the snow my way!

I don't particularly care for assembling blocks into a top but I like reaching the finished top stage. Tonight I worked on a binding while we watched a movie and then went ahead and assembled these blocks.

Now, it's on to quilting. I'm setting a goal of quilting 10 tops by January 31st. With the organizing I did yesterday pairing tops with backings, I should be able to make good progress this week.


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7 comments:

Ruth's Place said...

I love the twisted blocks!

Thanks for the snow picture :)

Joyce said...

I'm with you on assembling blocks. I just assembled a queen sized quilt and it was exhausting! I don't much like getting the backing ready either but I have extra wide fabric for this one so it's only trimming and squaring off, but such a huge piece of fabric is so unwieldy. Thank goodness for my frame even if it's only a shortarm one.

Kim said...

Mary-
I've been reading your blog for several months now, and I have to say You Are Amazing!! The amount of work you finish is astounding.

One of my New Year's Resolutions is to comment more on the blogs I read. It's hard to jump in and talk to someone you don't know...but you are a source of constant inspiration to me.

Thanks for keeping me jazzed up!
Kim M from PA
knitandspin at gmail dot com

Darcie said...

lol My pleasure, Mary! Just as long as you don't make me shovel it!!! Guess it burns lots of calories...so I shouldn't complain.

I know I'd have a tough time choosing...but which did you prefer? The straight blocks or the wonky blocks? Both quilts are adorable!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Mary, I just love that uilt, 10 tops, way to go girl, keep us posted!!

Denise in PA said...

Assembling blocks is not my favorite either - although I dislike putting borders on even more! I pretty much like everything else though. The quilt looks great!

JudyL said...

Love the quilt. That's a lot of quilting . . 10 by the end of the month, but if anyone can do it, you can!