I'm not really procrastinating from anything now, and it's almost hard to remember how stressful and crazy life was last semester when I was trying to finish my Masters, but I'll always have this quilt to remind me..(click here for earlier posts about my process)
I took my time piecing the back, trying several creative layouts to make the most of stash fabrics before settling on one that incorporated our entire last name pieced in 4" high letters. (sorry, no full pics. The internet doesn't allow us that much privacy, but I can try).
I quilted it according to my original plan, with only slight adjustments for the spirals in the center of each circlish-thing.
I haven't washed it yet, but I love how it turned out. I plan to bring this with us on our next trip to Greece and leave it in our house there (George's room, family room? we'll see). Until then it looks pretty good in George's room here.. and he will need a second quilt on the bed soon. God, it's nice to be able to make something so practical~
Size-- roughly 60" x 80"
fabrics-- all from the stash, with some gifted from Shannon and Carolyn. Stash fabrics here date back to '02 and there are triangles representing at least 9 other projects I've made over the years, including the blue & brown HST quilt we're doing for my month in the Two's Company Bee.
quilting-- quilted in yellow-orange verigated YLI thread, 40 weight. It's my first time using it, and I'm not so sure I like the thickness of the thread, but the colors are awesome.
timeline-- started February 2011, completed November 18, 2011.
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