Saturday, October 30, 2010
Anyway, I designed my quilt and even had all of the major construction finished at that time. However, I was supposed to use beads and embroidery to suggest plant life, and I was also supposed to use wool roving to make blossoms on the saguaro cactus I made as a memento of the very long time I lived in Arizona. I'm not much on embellishing, though, so my partially-completed quilt sat on the ironing board in my sewing room until yesterday.
With the encouragement of my quilting buddy, I decided to finish the quilting on the piece and forget the embellishing. I added a facing instead of binding, and now it's all finished. Finished, as they say, is good. :) This is titled "Lonely Saguaro" both because it's all alone in its setting and because it's so unlikely to be the start of a series of landscapes.