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Finally, some progress

I finished the Pick and Mix top!  This was without a doubt my oldest UFO, for the simple reason that it had been missing for probably two years.  As in, REALLY missing.  I'd long ago resigned myself to the fact that the bag it was in had been thrown away in a fit of cleaning.  I found it a couple of weeks ago, in a tote in my mom's storage shed, with a bunch of other completely non-related stuff (old frying pan?  Old pair of shoes?  Shelf bracket?  None of these things belongs with the other!).

So out it came, and I finished putting on the borders last night.  I have pretty much decided this will be a charity quilt.  I will see if I can find a long-armer who does them for charity, and send it off.  I like the pattern, but the colors are completely different that what is in my house, or what I normally like.

I'm getting two of my other quilts back from the quilter today (hurray!) and decided to hand two more off to her, so I spent a good deal of last night piecing the backs for those.  I also finished the facing on my dress, and am still waffling on what to do about the trim.

But still, at least I have ticked a couple of things off the list!


  1. Lucky you found it, it's a cute little quilt

  2. I think it is really cool! Am glad you found it, it would have been a shame to have all that good work go to waste.


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