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January’s Three Finishes–FAL

I’ve always wanted to say that I’ve had three finishes in one month.  Well, in my mind, I’ve had FIVE, but two of the tops (the wonky Christmas stars and the wonky Christmas log cabin) are at the quilter and won’t be back until next month, so technically the binding and label is all that remain (and I’ve already cut the bindings!).


The first (or third) is my art quilt for our Four-in-Art group, which has its reveal tomorrow.  I have to say I don’t think of myself as an artist, but instead, a creative person.  But like anything in life, when that deadline starts looming, all of a sudden I start getting ideas.  Tons, this time, but I only made one of those ideas.  See you tomorrow for that.

The second is Into the Woods, my autumn quilt (follow the link to see that).  And the third finish this month is Summer Treat.

Summer Treat

I started Summer Treat last summer.  I finished up the top, and it sat–like all good UFOs–but this one was all backed and pinned and ready for quilting.  When I saw that I had a few hours to myself yesterday, and realized I could say those magic words: “three finishes in one month,” I pulled it out and started quilting.


Then binding.

SummerTreat Quilt

And so here it is: Summer Treat.  This is #105 on my list of 200 quilts. (Yes, I know I need to get the list updated.)

Summer Treat detail1

Detail.  I stitched on either side of some of the rows and then diagonally on the side of the white Xs.


The backing and binding are the same fabric: some wild dots.

Summer Treat back

So, yay!  I’m putting this up on the Finish-A-Long Flickr photo-sharing site, hosted this year by Leanne.  I had resisted joining this group, but it’s been very good motivation to get some of these quilts finished up.

Update: Original Post showing all planned finishes is *here.*

FinishALong Button

9 thoughts on “January’s Three Finishes–FAL

  1. Wow, three finishes in one month and January no less! You are a finishing star. I really love the Summer Treat quilt, I am glad it is one of the finishes.

    1. Hi Cyndi, I am leaving this comment on my blog in case you check back, as your email bounced back to me. The fabric is called “Follow Your Imagination” by Prints Charming for Free Spirit.

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