Truckin’ Along

I quilted the Trucks quilt on Saturday, but I cannot bring myself to lay it out and cut off all the excess.  It’s 90×90 so you’ll understand why! It may be a weekend project.

It looks like such a mess!

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I chose this awesome turquoise thread for the quilting and I’m SO happy I did!  At first I was concerned that it would overpower the pink and red fabric but it compliments it perfectly.

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The binding is made and patiently waiting for me to put it on.  That’s going to be a chore, and I’m not looking forward to it!

 

On a side note, my husband just said to me, ‘I did the taxes last week and knocked that off of my to-do list.  What can you knock off of your list?  And quilt projects DON’T count!’

I have no answer for him!

Linking up to Lee @ Freshly Pieced for WIP Wednesday.

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About msminnesota

I'm a wife, mom of two (one blue, one pink), and I work full time. Our family loves to camp, and we're often on mini adventures during the summer. My fall/winter/spring/rainy day hobby is quilting. I started about 10 years ago, then put everything away when The Blue One was born. A few years ago a good friend decided to take up this 'hobby' and I've been back at it ever since. She's my partner in crime (A.K.A. 'the enabler'). I have no aspirations of becoming a quilt designer - I'm just not that good at geometry (I rely on my math major/computer programmer husband to help with piecing backs at times!). This little blog is my way of chronicling my quilting adventures. Occasionally I post about non-quilting things as well. Thanks for stopping by. Don't forget to say HI! IG: wannabequilter
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7 Responses to Truckin’ Along

  1. patti says:

    I have often seen this line of fabric and wish I had made something out of it. Hope to see pictures when it is all done. Looks great already.

    • msminnesota says:

      I had been eyeing this fabric up for some time, and then walked into a shop and they had almost every fat quarter so I had to snap it up! Thanks for stopping by, Patti!

  2. Jane says:

    I love the thread choice! Good luck squaring this behemoth up. I always dread cutting my large quilts, so I completely sympathize.

  3. The thread colour and the quilting pattern look very much in-keeping with the quilt. I always seem to have a nearly finished quilt dumped on a chair – say it’s ‘homely’ not a mess!

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