January One Monthly Goal Finish

How did you do with your January goal?

My goal was to complete my Grassy Creek top. I am happy to report that this thing is finally done. I started it late 2020. If you want to read more about my border process, check out yesterday's post just below this one.

I am also happy to report that I got it quilted. It took FOREVER! 

I chose the Lovely Loops pantograph, Glide thread in Seagull, and Quilters Dream Cotton Deluxe batting. This quilt weighs a ton!

I am still hoping to have enough time to get the quilt bound before the IHQS entry drop off on February 24. I really wish I would have had enough fabric left to make binding, but I didn't (with the exception of the bright green, but I think that would be just too much). Unfortunately, the fabric I ordered for the binding seems to have gotten lost in the USPS system. I ordered another piece from somewhere else and I'm really hoping it arrives this week. I am not particularly fast at hand binding and the quilt is 93 x 93.  If I think I can get it done for the show (I have until 8 pm on February 5 to enter it), it will also need a hanging sleeve and a label attached. Yikes! Oh, and I'm heading for Quilt Con on the 21st and I also have been assigned jury duty for the month of February. Good grief!

Well, I hope your month has been successful and less chaotic than mine. 

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  1. I love Lovely Loops panto!!! Looks great on your Grassy Creek! I'm rooting for you to get it done in time! Hand binding that should take about 8 hours. You don't need to sleep, right?!!

  2. Grassy Creek looks like a ton of work and came out beautifully! Congratulations on your Jan OMG finish!

  3. Grassy Creek is beautiful! Good luck with getting your binding fabric and having time to sew it on in time.

  4. Wow, it's stunning! Great job. Good luck with everything you've got going on!

  5. Your quilt is gorgeous, and well worth the time that you've spent making it. Congratulations on your fabulous finish!

  6. Your quilt has turned out so well. The unexpected green colour gives it a real pop. Definitely worth lining up the border.

  7. The quilt is beautiful, congratulations on this finish!

  8. Wow, beautiful quilt and colours, that border is amazing. Hope your fabric arrives and binding goes smoothly.

  9. What a beautiful quilt! I love how the border frames the quilt without competing with it. The result is well worth all of the hard work you put into it.