Friday, 24 March 2017

I Could Pretend

I could pretend This Is A Finish. I think I have been pretending for a while, or at least kidding myself. This finish has been almost a finish for, oh, ages now. It is still nearly a finish, so nearly a finish it is only a whisper away. It is on my FAL list (finish a long) list for the first quarter of 2017.


I have a couple of teeny tiny bits of blue to finish quilting.



I have unfortunately a gazillion threads to bury on the back.

 I have already buried a gazillion trillion threads. I think this is why I always straight line quilt from one end to the other - no threads to bury! And I have all my binding complete.

This is tantalisingly close.

The first quarter link up starts today for a few days.
Will I finish in time to link up?
No, to be honest, I probably will not. But sure, it is a long time to next year's snow. We did have a little smattering the other night, but by the time I got up and dressed it was too late.
I will however link up with Finished Or Not Friday with Myra and  Busy Hands Quilts

Helen x

8 comments:

  1. It is so, so close to being done! I always love to see your progress on this one. ;)

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  2. It's so close Helen. I haven't even started mine.

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  3. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you Helen, go on, you can do it!

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  4. It is close, soon it will be a finish. I try and bury threads as I go I hate having to do as you say a gazillion at once.

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  6. You are so, so close now and it is looking great from the front. Maybe you could leave the threads and just refuse ever to let people see the back!

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  7. You are so close to a finish, it just isn't funny. You've got this! You are the quilt wrangler :) Hey, both mine and Dave's are in very sad stages of basting.

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  8. Oh, I HOPE you can 'git 'er done' as the Americans say! Just love the quilting you've shown us, and that back -mmmm! Next time, just do 5-6 super-tiny stitches as you start quilting, and clip the threads...none to bury that way. I've done that for many years on quilts and never had a problem with quilting coming out. Angela Walters does this too!

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