evilest quilt known to mankind


no seriously lol!
i started my thangles quilt in January 07. each month cost $2 and you make 1 block(commonly known as $1/month quilts in the US) i had the great idea of doing two of each month so i could make the quilt big enough to fit on our king-sized bed.
things were going great until July when i stopped doing the blocks every month and this past January i realized if i wanted to do THIS years thangles, i needed to finish last years!

so i finished off the blocks and headed down to Hamels to buy fabric for my sashings and borders. that's when i realized that i needed MORE blocks. so i did 6 more. than mom and i laid the quilt out and figured it was still not big enough so i did another 6 blocks. all in all, i've done 36 blocks, 22 of them in the last month. i am sick to death of this quilt lol!

on the bright side, the blocks are FINISHED! now to start the fun of assembling the quilt and making sure i don't have the same block to close to a twin of it.

but it will be put on the backburner(again) for a few days. Jim's birthday is coming up and i have to finish his gift

ack-sorry for the blurry pictures!

3 comments:

  1. Well, at least you have the "thangles" behind you! Can't wait to see the finished product and whatever you are making with the batik for Jim!

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  2. What are you making for Jim?

    I have to say I *love* thangles!! LOL I'm sure in a year I will be feeling the same as you, but I'm really happy with how my first two blocks turned out.

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  3. Lol, but now you are past the hard part and can do the fun stuff! Depending on your perspective, lol.

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