I FINALLY finished my rag quilt! Goodness! is all I can say. I honestly don't remember the last time something gave me quite the challenge in that sooo many things kept going wrong, haha. After I had FINALLY finished all my decorative stitches (never again on a rag quilt btw, though I DO love the way it looks!) and got it all assembled and on (after SEVERAL MORE mistakes that had to be ripped out and started over ~ I kept putting my heart squares on upside down!) and I FINALLY got the whole thing clipped (only took two and half hours of straight clipping, my thumb was numb no lie!) and got it into the washing machine to "fluff" I was giddy and feeling pretty smug that I hadn't let it defeat me. (I was sooo tempted a couple of times to
|IT'S ABOUT 40 BY 40|
|LOVE HOW THE NAME LOOKS|
|THE SATIN X's AND O's AND HEARTS! THIS IS ONE QUILT WHERE THE BACK OF IT MAY BE JUST AS GOOD AS THE FRONT, HAHA|
|KIND OF HARD TO SEE BUT I TRIED HARD TO GET A GOOD CLOSE LOOK!|
|IF I GET THE TIME I MIGHT ADD A LITTLE APPLIQUED DUCK TO THE FRONT OF THIS AS WELL...IT'S SOO SOFT!|
|A CLOSER LOOK AT THE STITCHING!|
Soo now today I have to give my oldest son a ride to pick up his car, shop for a birthday present for my dil, grocery shop for food for the 4th of July celebrations, get Jeffie a hair cut (looking forward to seeing him!) AND get my hands and feet done...so I'd best get cracking. We are all gathering at my oldest son's house tomorrow for a day of swimming, barbecuing, games and finally fireworks! Happy Independence Day to all of you! God Bless America!