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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Connect the Dots....

June has ended up being a month of finishes for me...
Thank Goodness!

I had all of these quilt tops done and needed to get them quilted and bound.

I finished
"Connect the Dots"
(thanks for the name, Lea Anne!)
back in March and finally took it to my LAQ last month.
Today I finished sewing the binding down
and I am so happy with this quilt.


We had a GORGEOUS day today... no rain!
I was able to get some photos outside.




This pattern is called
"Mailboxes" by Laundry Basket Quilts.
I have no idea why it's called Mailboxes!


I couldn't decide on what color polka dots to use for the binding
and then I found this fabric.
I love it with all of the polka dot fabrics.




The backing fabric I found is so much fun with all 
of these inspirational sayings.
AND it was on a big sale!!




This one will be put away and wait for someone in need of a quilt.



The design my LAQ used is a swirl with leaves.... Love it!


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14 comments:

Libby in TN said...

You definitely have a thing for polka dots! Interesting pattern. Is it in a book or a standalone pattern?

Judy D in WA said...

Hooray for another finish! This is a very fun quilt!!

Meloney Funk said...

Great finish. Love the colors and pattern.

The Colorful Fabriholic said...

Congrats on your finishes. Cute name, Connect the Dots, with all those dotty prints. Looks great! Love your outdoor photos - hooray for a no-rain day!

Needled Mom said...

That is a fabulous quilt and such a great pattern.

straythreads said...

Looks great and I like your name better.

Churn Dash said...

It's always a good feeling to finish a quilt. It really is a lovely quilt, and as you say it is good to have a dry day!

Helen

Jasmine said...

What a cheerful and beautiful finish. I love the backing too.

~Kris~ said...

Very fun quilt with lots of movement esp. with the quilt design you chose.

Darla H said...

Those fabrics are perfect for that pattern. The finished quilt is so interesting to look at...and a real eye pleaser!

Anita said...

Great finish, love the colors! I can see envelopes in the design, that can justify the name 'Mailboxes'.

Dresden Quilter said...

It is a beautiful quilt. I love all the polka dots and the backing.

Bonnie said...

It is so gratifying to finish a quilt. I really like the look of this one too. Congratulations.

Teresa in Music City said...

Congrats on such a lovely finish! Polka dots are always fun and never fail to make up into a lively quilt :) Your backing fabric is perfect and finding it on sale is heavenly!!!!