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Friday, March 27, 2009

Top Finished

My mystery top is finished. I added a 5" white tone on tone border around and now it's a generous sofa size...60 X 73". Maybe I can get it quilted this weekend or next week at least. Still debating on either a flange or colored binding. Isn't this a neat pattern? It's still available free at Iowa Star Quilts

My eye is doing so well today...no pain, barely a bit of scratchiness. At my check up it tested 20/20. Guess I'll have to change my avatar one of these days..to one without glasses.

Snow is supposed to be headed our way. I'm praying it takes a detour. At the moment it's raining and 38ยบ so it could start getting nasty out there soon.


7 comments:

Susan said...

What wonderful news about your eyes! Now you can really see how beautiful your work is! I love your mystery quilt...so pretty!

Crispy said...

Your quilt is just wonderful Mary!!

I hope the snow misses you too. We are to expect another blast Sunday, just what we need with all the flooding in North Dakota.

Crispy

Geta Grama said...

Mary, I am glad the result of the surgery is so good. And I can't wait to see the top quilted, it will be a wonderful quilt.

West Michigan Quilter said...

Your quilt is beautiful. I love your color choices as I'm crazy about a scrappy look. I've got to go get that pattern. Thanks for sharing.

karenfae said...

Mary did you get a bit of snow after all? I have been watching the news off and on and feel for all those with so much snow and blizzard conditions.
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

Mary Ann said...

Hi there, Mary! Found your blog through Elly! Your Mystery Block Top is absolutely gorgeous!!! I'll have to check out that link!!
Thanks for sharing your lovely work!
Mary Ann in Denmark

Linda said...

Your quilt is wonderful. I love the scrappy stars! Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Linda