Smitten Quilt : Will this be the last progress post?

I'm determined to get my Smitten Quilt finished. Determined I tell ya! 

So determined in fact, that there are still a couple of little blocks within the quilt that need hand quilting, but, I've decided to trim the quilt and add the binding for hand sew to the back. This zig-zaggy edge wasn't my best thought out plan, and sewing the binding into those inner corners is tricky and honestly, a bit messy, but hey, finished will be soooooo much better than perfect.

In my forward thinking, I've also printed up a label that I'm going to transfer to fabric and embroider so that it's all ready to sew on to my quilt. A quilt that's taken this long to make certainly needs a label. I've given myself until the end of July to get it all done.

And even though I'm sick of looking at this quilt, can I just highlight how cool the back looks. I love this mixed textured feel of machine stitches and hand stitches.

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I'm also joining Cheryll and the WOOFA girls, by listing my projects finished in June - For such a topsy turvy month, I'm happy that there were a few finishes here.

My Bubbles and Ripples table runner got some attention and I enjoyed finishing it off as I'd always wanted to, with extra hand stitching.


For my Crafters Edge project/s for June, I made some bright and happy Summery Bunting using the equilateral triangle die set as well as the Starry Charms Quilt using the HST die set.

I joined Joan in the Fairy Tale Blog hop and shared my quilted and stitched notebook cover.

9 comments

  1. your quilt looks great but it is always pretty neat when we finish one that has taken us forever to finish

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    1. Thank you! I’m hoping that giving myself that limit on the label will make it happen :)

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  2. Cheering you on from the sideline. Go girl....you can do it.

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  3. Everything here has always been so pretty and so neat. Love to just look at the images.

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  4. I get impatient when I am close to the finish line. Your Smitten quilt is gorgeous!

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  5. I love how you finished the BubbLes table runner off. It looks sensational...xox

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  6. Smitten looks fantastic! That binding looks very tricky to do though.

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