These last three weeks I've been frantically working to finish a quilt for my mother's birthday. I was able to get copies of everyone in the family's handprints and I appliqued them onto a quilt top, then hand sewed them on, and embroidered everyone's names into it. It took a lot time and hard work. My fingers got fairly raw from the stitching.
Hallelujah however - it is finished.
I took it to a quilting shop to have it quilted and when I arrived to pick it up (45 minutes before we were supposed to give it to my mother) I found that it hadn't been bound. Luckily the ladies there had compassion and lent me a machine in their back room where I sat down and finished the quilt.
Here it is!
3 days ago