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How does one eat an elephant?

One bite at a time. The only way to metaphorically imagine I can ever finish this quilt. My Double Wedding Ring. 3 out of 8 rows complete. *gulp*

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Started in February 2011, when I took the class at Stash when I lived in Walla Walla. It has been set aside many times to work on quicker projects. I imagine I would have the top finished by now if I had made it a priority in my life. Now in the rare moments I have free time to sew, this is my project. I completed an entire row in about 2 weeks recently, so I have hope I can get the top finished by September/Octoberish. I would love to enter it in the Sister’s Quilt Show for 2013, so we’ll see if I can hand quilt and bind it by next April, their submission deadline.

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I am planning on hand-quilting it as I usually do, but with some kind of awesome thread color. I might alternate between hot pink and neon green quilting thread if I can find it. Wouldn’t that just look fabulous on the navy blue centers?!

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This is intended to be for me and my bed. I haven’t finished any quilts to keep personally yet, so it’s high time I keep one for myself!

xo Kelly

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Sisters Quilt Show – part II – Double Wedding Ring

The double wedding ring. My love. My nemesis. This has always been one of my favorite quilt patterns. I started one in April with high hopes it will one day adorn my bed and people will ooo and ahh over it and I’ll stand there smugly and say “yep. I sure did make that”. Maybe I’ll be able to say that in 10 years.

In the meantime I will gaze fondly upon other dwr quilts until I dig mine out of my “to-do” bin. Yes I have a bin, not a pile of to-do’s. Don’t judge.

Love the idea of doing one in all solids. I am so in love with solid quilts right now!

My quilt is similar to the pink one above in that the melons are a different fabric than the background diamonds. It gives a great optical illusion effect.

Back to the sewing table…