Sunday, December 19, 2010

Almost Done!

I've been quilting every free block of time I can find, and am very very close to finishing! I quilted all the elements with just the top and batting, then cut away any unquilted areas, put a new layer of batting and a backing on, and have been busy filling in the background. The two layers do make each element stand out nicely, but boy is it heavy! Plus I am not at all sure it will lie flat. As soon as the quilting is done, I can trim it to square everything up, stitch on a binding, and add a few embellishments. Don't know that the quilting made a huge difference--can you tell? It would probably help to have a better photo. Maybe I am just too close to this piece right now!

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