Sunday, April 29, 2012

Progress Report - Love Quilt

Just thought I would give a quick update on what I have been working and slaving over for the last few days. I am feeling pressured by the pattern I chose for this quilt square because it is much more involved than I anticipated. As my friend, Malea, said, "It looks complicated." Yes, yes it is.

I have finally finished the embellishment in the middle. I kind of wish I had done it in a darker color, but I think you can see it.

I am currently outlining the hearts on the left band. I still have a lot of work to do on this one and I need to mail it by the end of the third week in May. I may have to make a few changes to the design!

Doing backstitch on that big a diamond that has every stitch filled in is hard on the hands. I don't usually do backstitch during the middle of the project, but I decided I was going to end up really frustrated at how long it would take to finish it if I left all the backstitch until the end.

I hope to get back into my rotation soon. For now, I am working exclusively on this one. At least the colors are pretty!



  1. It looks good Chelle. It will be really pretty when done.


  2. Looks great, Chelle! I like how subtle, but pretty, it is.

  3. That's a very complicated square and full coverage too! What a huge project you chose! It is beautiful.


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