First of all thank you to all of you that placed your opinions on the border selections for Williamsburg Beauty – you all have given me something to think about over the next couple of days. Sometimes it is so hard to pick out color – you can stand back and look and then look again and again finding it really hard to decide. The comments were coming in so quickly I couldn’t keep up with all of you — thanks!!
Second of all before I forget there is a Craftsy sale on all supplies starting today and goes through the 29th Monday. I will make sure to take a look and see if I am running out of any notions or supplies too. Use the above link or the link on the sidebar.
Now on to Diamonds are Forever – 3 years and it is finished!! binding is finished – it is washed and dried and on my bed!! The quilt finished at 95 x 97 which fits the bed just fine. I started hand piecing the top back in March of 2013 and finished the top in March of 2015 I know I had added up pieces at one time but I forgot to write it down – maybe one day I will figure it out – I’m pretty sure it is close to 3,500 to 4,500. When it gets to that point who really wants to count? It took about 3 1/2 months to hand quilt – 151 hours – I’m not sure on the hours to piece – a long time is a safe bet.
Plenty long enough at the foot to tuck behind the foot board. (no I haven’t painted the bedroom yet nor hung up photos after we got the new furniture – hopefully this spring I will get it done)
Plenty of over hang on the sides
A close up of the puffiness and antique look from shrinkage.
Thanks again for all the help on deciding on color for Williamsburg Beauty – I’m going to be really busy today so doubt I will get around to any work on it today or on anything else for that matter – but hope to get back to work on it on the weekend and show photos then of whatever I decide. I am linking up to Fort Worth Fabric Studio today.
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