Houston, we have batting

Finally bought batting tonight. I cut down and pinned all 9 of the remaining blocks, and I quilted 8 of the 9 blocks (most of which were all blue blocks–the sole remaining block is half blue and half Yoshi’s eyebrows, so I have to change colors for this last one). I’ll finish sewing down the last block, and finish sewing the blocks into strips tomorrow, I hope. I have one more strip to make (the top row), and three more strips need their last block added on.

 

An updated to-do list:

  1. Finish assembling last 2 blocks
  2. Iron the last 10 blocks
  3. Lay out the batting and cut down for 29 blocks Lay down batting and cut down for 9 blocks
  4. Quilt 29 blocks  Quilt 1 last block
  5. Iron the backing fabric/trim selvedge.
  6. Assemble the quilt top (arrange into rows, sew rows together-just one left!)
  7. Press seams open on back of quilt top (use a lower temp!) and cut the corners down to reduce bulk.
  8. Trim and measure quilt top and cut/sew backing fabric as needed
  9. Buy clear thread
  10. Sew backing onto quilt
  11. Choose fabric for binding and buy it
  12. Assemble binding
  13. Sew on binding
  14. Collapse in relief
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