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the little quilt is done!

I stared a little lap quilt last summer, if you remember. When I was planning my entries for the Fair this year, I thought I might as well finish the quilt and enter it. It’s a sweet little thing. The dates for delivering Home and Hobby entries to the fair were yesterday and today, so the last three or four days I’ve been working non-stop on the little quilt, hoping to get it done in time, and last night I finally finished it! WOOHOO! I pieced it by machine but all the rest was done my hand. My fingers are really sore. I use a thimble on the right middle finger to help shove the needle through the cloth, but the left middle finger gets stabbed a little bit with every single stitch. Yow. My left hand cramped up while I was finishing the edging last night, too.




So in an hour or so I’ll leave for Del Mar to deliver the quilt, the Girasole Blanket, the Alyssum Socks, and the Andean Chullo Hat. Wish me luck :) (Thanks, Mom, for lending me your blanket and your hat. Don’t forget to look for them at the fair! ;-)

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5 Responses to “the little quilt is done!”

  1. Chloe


  2. Kathy

    Good luck! If the judges saw the stole you made me, I know they’d award you a big prize for it!

  3. Kristin

    Beautiful job! I’m impress you quilted it by hand too.

  4. Karen S.

    Ouch! And Wow!

  5. Soozan

    Gorgeous! I hope so much you win!

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