Good Morning Quilters! This week I pulled out an old UFO and it is now a WIP! It is the quilt "Birds of a Feather" by Blackbird Designs. I looked back on my blog and the last time I blogged about it was in 2013. (Here) After working on it this week, it only needs a few more blocks before I can sew all of the blocks together. The small checkerboard blocks are not sewn together yet, and you can see a few blank spots. Here is the progress picture from the Design Wall:
This week I finished the leaves and berries on the block with the red bird, near the bottom left. I also pieced the block below, which goes in the bottom left corner. I have to make one more of this block to go at the top right.
Then I have to make one more "bird" from four drunkard's path blocks, as there are three in the quilt, and I only have two. But that should be easy, since I made so many drunkard's path blocks for a quilt I finished last year.
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It always feels good to get an oldie UFO back in progress and moving it towards finished. Happy stitching!
Your WIP quilt is looking fantastic! I'm fascinated by the drunkard's path bird blocks--brilliant! Have fun bringing this beautiful quilt closer to a finish.
that is beautiful and inspiring
Oh, this is going to be a beautiful quilt! All that fabulous applique teamed with the piecing...just lovely!
That Birds of a Feather quilt is going to be spectacular, Judy!! I'm so excited to see your progress on it in the coming weeks!
Oh that is going to be stunning! Glad you pulled it back out!!
Oh, what a beauty! Thw WIP is wonderful and it will be even better when it's all put together! (BTW enjoyed your 2013 post with the looks-woven doll quilt.)
That is a gorgeous project! I love the blues and golds... so pretty! Enjoy making progress on it!
Good for you for moving of UFO to a WIP! It's coming along nicely. Looking forward to seeing it finished.
Your WIP is stunning! You do beautiful applique work.
The blocks of your bird quilt are so pretty! I hope you keep the enthusiasm going so we can see a finish soon, happy stitching!
Very beautiful project--I'm glad it came back up in rotation to finish it off.
Well done, you're nearly there. My UFO pull is 2010!
I'm thrilled you showed this project, Judy. I've had it in my notebook for a long time. I love it...of course with birds a special love of mine. I hope you share more of your journey with this project.
Love this birds quilt, and so glad you are getting back to it, it is time.
Great job pulling out a UFO - I pulled out my oldest last week and made a back for it and then loaded the back on my long arm - now to cut a batting and start the quilting. This one is almost as old as my high-school daughter and boy, will I be glad to finish it!
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