to all of you who posted comments about my gifted “Thank you Notes” quilt! I was already overwhelmed with the love that the quilt represented! And then the many comments from my blog readers … wow!!! You can read about it HERE.
I had written to another cousin (asking her to show her mom the pictures when she visited next) and told her that I was overwhelmed. Here’s what she wrote back:
Orca Bay #2 Progress
Two posts from February 2017 show the progress I had made on Orca Bay at the time. You can check them out HERE and HERE. The first picture is of the blue string blocks. The middle and right picture are the red string triangles that I cut from my red string fabric. I made the red string fabric from strips of my red fabric.
Today, I have all of the hourglass blocks made, although I still have to trim a few. But – that monotonous task is done!!!! And, some of the white Ohio stars are in progress.
For some reason, when I was figuring out how many red triangles I needed, I was way short. There’s a huge difference when you need to make 1/3 as many more.
SEW … I still have a zillion pieces to go … but seeing those partial Ohio stars helps me think that this may get done!
To see what other’s in the quilting world are working on – click on the following links:
- Can I get a Whoop Whoop? @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict
- Amanda Jean @ Crazy Mom Quilts
- Finished or Not Friday @ Busy Hands Quilts
- Sherry @ Powered by Quilting
- UFO Challenge @ Jo’s Country Junction
8 thoughts on “A “Not Finished” Friday”
That was a wonderful treasure to receive in the mail. That is wonderful!
Yes, Deena, it truly is a great treasure! Thanks!
The memory quilts you made from your grandmother’s fabric were amazing! You clearly put huge dollops of love into them, along with skill and hard work. It’s lovely to know they were appreciated.
As for the trimming…that Orca Bay is going to be stunning. I’m looking forward to seeing it off your PHD list.
Thanks, Ann! I loved making quilts from my Grandmas fabric! As for Orca Bay … It will be off the PHD list in the near future! I hope! 🤔
Trimming is also my LEAST favorite part!!! But if you do a little each day, you’ll be finished in no time!
Yes Sherry, that’s the best way to tackle it! A little at a time!
I so understand your monotonous task of trimming the hourglass blocks. I have to trim about a million HSTs. That may be a slight exaggeration but not by much! Stay the course – that partial Ohio star block is SO worth it! ~smile~ Roseanne
Thanks, Roseanne! I know – trimming is the WORST … but so worth it in the end! I tend to do 10 at a time while I do a zillion other things … then all of a sudden, they are done! Happy Quilting! 🙂
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