Happy New Home Quilt

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Whew! The past two weeks have been mostly spent outdoors – in the garden and doing some much needed power washing. The temps had not yet reached the 80’s so it was perfect. Now I’m out there by 7 AM and in by 10 AM.  It’s hot, humid and icky for outside work! I am, however, enjoying the fruits of my labor. Thanks to excellent spring rains, all is lush and there’s some pretty color.

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I did manage to come inside to bind a quilt that I recently got back from my longarmer. My cousin from Long Island, New York, and her hubby, looked far and wide for their forever retirement home.  They chose NC just 20 minutes from me! They are in a retirement community and love their choice and I am just so happy for them. What better way to welcome them than with a quilt.

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It is super scrappy! Even the binding is scrappy.  They can put this quilt anywhere and it will go with their colors! The blocks were string sewn into squares then cut for half square triangles. Having used them in the border, I was left with only bits which makes me very happy!

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There are a couple of more bindings waiting for me.       I do love finishes!

Linking up: Needle Thread Thursday

 

10 responses »

  1. Linda Corazzo

    Such a happy quilt! Linda C

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  2. Laurie Jasany

    Joyce, that is absolutely lovely and what a beautiful gift for your cousin! I hope they live their new home and neighborhood!

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  3. I really like that quilt. I’m into scrappy right now. Is there a pattern?

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  4. What a happy finish!! I really like the the two quilt stand holders as well:) lol!

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  5. What a great scrappy quilt! I love the zig zags.

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