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Finally Finished

This project has been haunting me. I don't know why. It has no purpose other than to practice quilting. It has no intended recipient. It has absolutely no deadline. But, I have seriously been having nightmares about getting this finished. Maybe because it was I had convinced myself it was going to be so quick and easy. Maybe because it took up space in my small living room. Maybe because finding time to work on anything has been pretty close to impossible. Whatever the reason, yesterday was a holiday and my one goal for the the day was to finish this stupid quilt.

Done. (OK, completely finished by 11 this morning but that so counts in my book).

Simple Squares Quilt
Simple Squares Closeup
Stripey Back
Stripey Back Closeup

The entire thing is made from leftovers from the wedding quilt- the top, the backing (which is why it is stripey) the batting, even the thread were all leftover from that one quilt. I feeling pretty proud of myself that my last three projects (this quilt, the tiny toys and the notebooks) all did not require a trip to the crafty store. I am also excited to break that trend thanks to birthday money.

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