Goals Made & Missed
My goal for A Lovely Year of Finishes (ALYOF) was to complete my quilt top for the Riley Blake challenge through the Modern Quilt Guild. I'm happy to report I made that goal! YIPPEE!
Unfortunately, life threw me some curveballs and I did not make the MQG deadline for a completed quilt. :'( Don't you hate when life gets in the way of quilting? Since I didn't make the deadline for MQG I am considering changing a couple of things.
I had some leftover fabric that I sewed into a small flower for the back of the quilt. Now I am thinking about sewing a couple of more and adding them to the front instead. It would be a bit of a pain to hand sew 3-5 more flowers at this point, especially during this heat wave. What do you think?
I also sewed some leftover strips together from the Dresden petals. My plan is to put these on the back as well. I pinned it to my wall to take a picture for you and now I want to cut them into long 2" strips for a border. Unfortunately these are the only scraps I have, and I'm not sure I want to go to the trouble to "create scraps".
At this rate, I might just have a solid back to my quilt. Since I didn't meet the deadline for the MQG I think I will sit with this on my wall for a few days while I try to decide what I'm going to do. I'm leaning towards just quilting it "as-is", but we will see. If the weather cools back down I might just watch another season of Grey's Anatomy and hand-stitch away.