A Quilt Finish!

Last night we had our yearly PMQG picnic, and I was able to finish a quilt to bring for show and tell. I brought it because I wanted to share a ‘frustration’ quilt. I know we all have them from time to time – that quilt idea that never really came to fruition the way you pictured in your mind…

I started this quilt last year, and have added bits and pieces over time and every time I pull it out to work on it, I became frustrated by my placement choices and would put it away again for a while. I tried working on it a bit every month, but would get irritated by looking at it. Have you ever made a quilt like that?

Teal Sparkles Finished Front

Last month I decided to just get it done already!!  I put it in my mind that it didn’t matter how it looks, I’ll just use it as a couch quilt anyway.  So I finished the front and used my questionable pieces for the back making a 2-sided quilt, and was very unhappy about it until I started quilting it.

Teal Sparkles Finished Back

For some reason, quilting this piece, connected me to it and I started to appreciate the work… and once I was finished, I felt it was good enough for