Thursday, December 27, 2018

December Goal Done!


My final One Monthly Goal of 2018:  Mrs. Billings Coverlet.
 Finally!
This was the best photo I was able to get for now--laid out on the floor of the Pelican Lake Conservation Club. 
Helping me get to  the  finish was this little gizmo I picked up on Black Friday. It's a Reliable travel size steamer. It is a steamer only--no heat setting, no dials, just on and off. Also, there are no feet or stands--it lays flat Fortunately, the travel case is also a heat resistant "trivet". Anyway, it steams like crazy and I was able to flatten my nine yards of backing fabric in about 10 minutes. 
The quilting was only done in the light areas, except for some of the larger motifs on the quilt. I ended up having a lot of fun doing it--nothing over the top, but I think it's okay.  


In my search for a binding, I came across the leftover's from another quilt backing. It had all the right colors so I decided to give it a go--it's a little different, but I like think the results are kind of fun.
Whew! What a year!
Linking with One Monthly Goal HERE
OMG Finish link-up is open!


27 comments:

  1. Wow! This is beautiful! I love all those tiny pieces :-)

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  2. Gorgeous!!! You have a lot to be proud of . . . all those tiny pieces put together to perfection. Amazing!

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  3. This is just such an amazing quilt, Karen. I look at it and try to imagine the time, talent, and dedication to make and finish it. Well done on your goal for December!

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  4. What an accomplishment! It looks beautiful!

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  5. Such a terrific quilt. It looks lovely!

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  6. Congratulations Karen! Your quilt is stunning. I love it!

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  7. A fabulous finish indeed! Love all the EPP’ing so much.And congratulations for meeting your OMG.

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  8. Way to go Karen! Fabulous finish!!

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  9. Mrs. Billings was bound to be a challenge to create. So many little pieces and parts. A very good finish.

    I have seen those gizmos on quilt videos being used but I thought they were an iron. Is there an iron version or just the steam?

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  10. Congratulations on a stunning finish of such beautiful quilt. Everyone can see that this was not a quick and easy project and you should be so excited about getting it done. It truly is fabulous!

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  11. Beautiful!! You really make me want to get going on mine! What a treasure!

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  12. Absolutely stunning! Hats off to you - I sold my pattern after Robin's Nest drove me nuts with its' mistakes! You worked hard and long to make this quilt! Congrats! Happy New Year

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  13. Amazing quilt! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish!

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  14. OMG !! It's simply gorgeous ! Terrific !
    Congratulations for this finish Karen !! WOW !

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  15. WOW...What a stunning quilt. It's a great finish for the year. Hugs

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  16. Gorgeous quilt, and your label is nice as well. A travel-size steamer is a wonderful idea.

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  17. Amazing accomplishment! It turned out so pretty.

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  18. that is quite an amazing finish!! Beautiful!!

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    1. Karen, Mrs. Billings coverlet has been a favorite of mine for quite some time. Yours is absolutely stunning. Such a show piece. Your quilting choices complement it so well💕

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  19. this is such a gorgeous quilt--just a beautiful work...hugs, Julierose

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  20. Stunning! What a way to finish up 2018!

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