consider yourself forewarned: following is an onslaught of pictures. with the completion of this quilt i have become the proud parent who can't put down the camera. and my quilt is my baby. i think my
i mean, seriously, look what i made!!!
i spent many, many hours looking at this view. i had no idea it took that long to do the actual quilting. but it does. i also had seriously sore shoulders.
(i think most of the lines are pretty straight.)
and let's not talk about the hours i spent sewing half the binding on by hand. but i think it's worth it for such tidy-looking binding.
i am very happy with the back, too. in fact, i think it's nearly as pretty as the front!
honest to god, when i took that quilting class in the spring, i really didn't know if i would ever finish a quilt. it felt like such a big thing and one i didn't know i would ever be able to tackle. so it makes me feel tremendously accomplished to have done this, all by myself, from start to finish. yay me!