43.5"

That's just about the width of a piece of yardage.. it's also the same size as the circumference of my belly..
So at 38 weeks 2 days, I'm feeling big, occasionally uncomfortable (especially when I don't get enough sleep), but generally pretty good. I'm trying to make the most of each day that I've got left. We've been spending tons of quality time just the 3 of us, I've visitied with lots of friends, and I've been quilting, quilting a LOT.

I had some orphan blocks I'd been playing with a few years ago (after this awesome retreat), and thought it was about time to make something out of them.. I thought they might become pillows, but before I knew it, I had a small quilt.
It's a bizzare size-- 51" x 40"(?)  do I stop here or keep adding? I pulled out Gwen & Freddy's book for inspiration and really, the possibilities are endless. We'll see what happens in the time I have..

ETA: I just measured the width.. it's 43.5" 
it's a sign, I guess I'm done.

Comments

  1. Lovely quilt and nice size for a small sofa quilt. Rest as much as possible, as soon as the balloon pops you won't have me time. Sending you energy.

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  2. Your baby might be born on my birthday... (You'd be more than a week overdue, so I won't mention the actual date.)

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  3. So you know I just had to measure mine! 49"!! Hope you enjoy the last few days :)
    I would keep going with the quilt, it needs another border and you might come across another fun block you could add rows of!

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  4. Hi Jessica! I have to say also that your baby might be born on my birthday - I'll tell you later if so. You are in my thoughts!
    What a beautiful quilt - absolutely good sign! Hugs! x Teje

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  5. Looks done to me. Pretty quilt. Good luck with the baby!

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  6. TOO cute! So is the quilt. Good luck, I'll be thinking of you. oxox

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  7. The quilt is stunning as usual,good luck on your upcoming big day!

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  8. Great quilt! That's quite a coincidence about this size. Sounds like a good story for the life of the quilt. Hmm, baby quilt size?

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  9. What a great way of sizing a quilt.
    Good luck with both xx

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  10. And you look awesome...continued blessings...and cant wait to meet the new bundle of fabric...smiles..

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  11. You are looking great... and making great looking quilts, too!

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