I really wanted this quilt to hang in my dining room last Christmas, but when it was obvious that wasn't going to happen, it was quietly retired to the works-in-progress pile. It came out this week along with renewed hope that it might warm up my new dining room soon. The space is freshly painted and waiting for a new chandelier and some minor electrical work before I completely unpack the usual contents of the buffet and cupboard from the last moving cartons. We'll be hosting ten out-of-town guests for Thanksgiving however, so the clock is ticking. Have I mentioned that I don't yet have a functioning oven and cooktop? It's at least ordered. Ever the optimist, I'll let you know how it works out.
I'm making good headway on the border quilting and my new 10"x 10.5" ruler (love this size!) is making accurate marking a snap. Tomorrow I'll be driving to Pennsylvania for a short visit with my parents, followed by a couple of days with Molly in NYC, so hopefully I can knock off a good section tonight during Project Runway. Do you like this season? I think there's been a good mix of talent although I do have one distinct choice (temperament, not talent) to be booted off each week, to no avail...yet. Tonight?
Right now I should be hemming a couple of things I want to take with me in the morning, so I'll wrap up this short procrastination post here. I just wanted all of you who so often ask 'what ever happened to that (fill in the blank) quilt you started last year?' to know that I've actually pulled one out and am heading toward home stretch.