Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Traditional Procrastination

Here's a peek at a project that
I've known has been coming for years.
I didn't wait until the very last minute...
but I'm cutting it close.


It's my in-law's 50th anniversary this August.
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This quilt top has been unpicked many times. At first, I just had the pink sashing, but the rows were not lining up as hard as I tried. So we (the girls) unpicked the sashing (I told them I'd put their names on the label if they unpicked it all). I added the white cornerposts and then they weren't exactly the right white, so did a little bit of more unpicking. But it's done. Everything lines up now.
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The quilt is at the quilter's!
Check that off the list.
My mother in law is very traditional. I think she'll love it.
I should probably make my father in law his own quilt,
but that wasn't on the list :-).

I don't think any of my in-laws read the blog,

but in case you do know them,

shhhhhh.

9 comments:

  1. The quilt is beautiful and I won't say a word!!!

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  2. Stunning Corrie.
    What a beautiful tribute/gift.

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  3. Oooh, so pretty! I love your fabric choices! Simplicity is a fav of mine ☺

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  4. Lovely. The colors are beautiful.

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  5. Your labels are totally awesome!! I hope MY in-laws don't read this because I didn't do anything this wonderful for their 50th!

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  6. Beautiful quilt - those fabrics are exquisite! I am sure all the hard work will be appreciated!

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  7. Mmmm mumm's the word lol...it is lovely Corrie...really pretty, I would love to see it completely shown when you can....I love your tone in your writing skills, feels like you are talking right to me...
    blessings ms

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  8. so very pretty. nice job Corrie.

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  9. such a beautiful gift! I'm sure your FIL will love it too!

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