Here it is...The first finished quilt of 2014! It has been on the WIP pile for a long time so I hope it is a sign of what the new year will bring!
This quilt was started over 4 years ago. I think when I moved my sewing room from one room to another it got put away and didn't get touched for a bit. As it had no home, I was never enthusiastic about getting it out to finish it.
When I did dig it out to finish the final borders, I discovered I had used some of the fabric for another project (Oops!) and was now short. (Hmmm...maybe that's why you don't want a lot of WIPs laying around.) Luckily I still had pieces of the other fabrics so I just built the pattern on out to the edge on one of the corners.
Easy Peasy - Problem solved!
Then, unfortunately, it sat for a good couple years waiting to get quilted. While I missed getting it done as hoped on my Q3 goals, I rolled it onto my 4th quarter goals and was able to finish it up this week.
Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
The 2013 Finish-A-Long with she can quilt was a great way for me to focus on getting items to a finished state. Even with an extremely busy last quarter, I was able to check off more than half of my goals. Thanks Leanne for hosting and keeping me on track!
I will be joining Katy at The Littlest Thistle for the 2014 Finish-A-Long! I am now trying to decide what quilts I am wanting to finish in the first quarter. I am determined to finish 2014 with a lot fewer WIPs!
Celebrating this finish by linking up with TGIFF, Crazy Mom Quilt for Finish it up Friday, Confessions of a Fabric Addict for Can I get a a Whoop Whoop?! Friday and finally Sew Can She for Show Off Saturday.