A Lovely Year of Finishes–July Goal

My goal for July is not too exciting but it’s 100% necessary.  And of course, I’m once againMy Button learning the lesson that I should just do this right away instead of waiting until a week before it needs to be on. 

That’s right – I need to add hanging sleeves and labels to my quilts for the fair and shows I’ve entered them in. 

By next week Thursday I need to add a hanging sleeve to…

Amazing Technicolor Dream Heart Full

The Amazing Technicolor Dream Heart

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Modern Log Cabin

Novitiate Nebula

Novitiate Nebula

and

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Once Upon A Time

for the Lodi Ag Fair

By early Monday morning of July 14th I also need to add a sleeve to..

African Impromptu

African Impromptu

for the Belleville Quilt Show – For the love of Quilts.

I would say adding the hanging sleeve is one of my least favorite parts of the quilt.  I have no problem with sewing on binding…but the sleeve is just not fun.  Oh well.  The good thing about this is that I’ve also entered these into a few juried shows.  If they get in…the sleeves will already be on! 

Of course – we have a big event happening at our orchard next Tuesday.  Nothing like trying to fit everything into just a few days.  Wish me luck!

5 comments:

  1. I hate adding sleeves to my quilts, too. Just takes time and is boring. I try to make them the same color as the back so they blend in and I don't have to take them off right away. Have fun!

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  2. Sorry you have all that boring stuff to do, but we get to see your quilts again. Yum! If I was the judge, you'd be a winner on each one of them. That heart is amazing - well, all of them are.
    And you are here in Lodi? I'm just a few jumps away in Orangevale, CA. What's going on at the winery? Which winery? We are always looking for something different to do.
    Thanks for showing your quilts again... I'm a rather new follower (maybe a week or two) and haven't seen them before.
    Hugs

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  3. I hate sewing on sleeves too. And once the show is over, I don't want to take them off because I'm afraid of having to sew it back on. LOVE your heart quilt by the way.

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  4. Whenever I see The Amazing Technicolor Dream Heart, it takes my breath away all over again. Such a magnificent piece of art you have created Kim, not that they aren't all beautiful, but that one just seams to take center stage and I hope you are rewarded for your efforts wherever it is shown. Good luck with all your entries!

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  5. Love your quilts! Sorry you have to sew on all those sleeves... wish I allowed myself to be inspired by you and sew mine on instead of waiting for the last moment... but I am so glad as a newbie I am now able to see your stunning work!

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