I began the RSC18 Squared Away Sampler in March of 2018.
My last update was in November of this year, where I shared that I completed the quilting.
I tried a new-to-me technique, and finished the quilt with a flange binding. (I used Susie’s Magic Binding method.) I like the results, but I felt that my binding was too wide, so when I try this again, I will experiment with the measurements.
The days have been overcast, foggy, dark and short, so my picture taking isn’t very good, but it is enough for you to see my progress.
I am so happy to put a UFO finish on my FOCUS list (I keep it updated for myself here)!
I have a thing or two to learn about loading the backing straight on a frame. Ha, ha!
Close up of the flange binding:
Close ups for the fun of it:
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The Vintage Ornaments quilt has been pin basted!
I have no idea how I am going to quilt it, except that it will be with the domestic sewing machine, and I will begin by stitching in the ditch to stabilize the layers and remove some of those pins.
A few more bow tie blocks have been sewn, but no photo to show.
December will probably be too busy to do much more with my list of sewing goals (as I am sure it will be for you, too). I have discovered, however, that a few minutes here, and a few minutes there, do eventually add up to a finished project.
Enjoy the season!