Thursday, July 28, 2011

July UFO Update

3 more days until the month is over...but I am still hopeful that I can finish my July UFO (ever the optimist!)
The quilt top is together and I had just enough of the red fabric to make a narrow inner border, to fill in the missing spaces between the border blocks AND to make the binding!

I just love it! And I am so amazed at how well the whole top came together considering how many different quilters sewed the 9 patches (from Julie's block swap).
Here is a close up which shows the miniature 9 patch blocks around the corners.
I'm sure I can baste and quilt it in the next 2 days with 1 day left to get the binding on. I also want to put together the red and blue top by Saturday...that won't take long since the blocks are already in columns.

17 comments:

  1. Now this is my kind of quilt! Lots of charm and I especially like the focus on the corners with the small blocks. Beautiful!

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  2. Love your quilt, especially the border. Great job Kathy.

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  3. What a wonderful quilt but I must say your header is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo AWESOME!!!

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  4. I love what you did with the border. It really makes is special!

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  5. What a wonderfully scrappy 9-patch. Someday I need to do a block swap!
    Your border treatment is great.
    You have incredible ambitions for the weekend. Good Luck!

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  6. Kathy, this quilt is wonderful. love the narrow sashing and tiny corner stones. Way to sew.

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  7. It's just fantastic! I love the sashing, the borders-everything!
    way to go.

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  8. Great quilt. I always love a nine patch quilt. I like the idea of the smaller nine patches on the corners.

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  9. Looking fantastically scrappy and charming! I love the cornerstones and small 9 patches in the borders!

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  10. It looks great and I really like the little 9 patches in the border!

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  11. Oh I Love it - You can do it!!! You can!!!

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  12. Your red for the border really ties everything together perfectly. Love how all those different colors come together so well in the end.

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  13. Love this quilt! Good luck on getting it all finsihed on Sunday. This quilt is on my do to list for some day.

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  14. Love this scrappy quilt, love the 9 patches, and I really love the borders. Great quilt.

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  15. Oops, I commented and rushed and I don't think it went. Anyway, I love this quilt. Scrappy is good, red is good, and I love the borders.

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