I finished my Mom's quilt and I thought I would be so smart and quilt the "label" right into the cornerstones on the front of the quilt. So here is "Happy Birthday Mom!"
Next I signed my name, so you know who made it.
And then I stitched on the date....
Yep, I quilted in January 2016!!
So I'm debating, do I rip it out and change it to 2017? Or, a hundred years from now no one is going to care whether it was finished in 2016 or 2017? What would you do?
I pretty much always match the bobbin thread to the back of the quilt, but then have to keep messing with the tension to avoid the little "dots" - you know what I'm talking about! With the back of this quilt being black, I just didn't want to have to deal with black dots all over the colored sections on the front of the quilt so I used the same thread in the bobbin that I used on the top and I really like the look! My quilting really shows up on the back of the quilt and for perhaps the first time in my life I'm just fine with that :)
Here is the quilt pre-washed. Today I'm going to fix the date, or not, I haven't decided yet, and then wash it once or twice to get it all softened up and ready for my Mom to use on her bed :)
I hope you're staying warm and having a great day!!