Week 08 – Oct 21 – Oct 27 – Binding & Label
You’re nearly there! Take a page from this guy’s book and grab your binding, and your label (Admit One so aptly named!), and get that #MSBHQAL quilt finished! Seriously, it is time. If you’re completely finished, spend this week sewing this guy some #MSBHQAL underwear capable of covering both ass cheeks.
Or are you buried under your quilt top this week sewing on that last sashaying strip? Or maybe you’re sprawled across it trying to get it basted tight but your pinky toe isn’t quite long enough? Or is your quilt top done and you’ve folded it up, shoved it in a corner and it’s pleading with you, “Why aren’t you finishing me? I deserve love too!” Well, if you’re any of those, let me introduce you to Ms. Ellie-Mae:
Oh, no, no no no, I got that wrong. Ms. Clampett is definitely not who I’m talking about. I’m talking about the fabulous, Australian long-arm quilter, Ellie-Mae McDonald from country New South Wales. (You can probably see how I got confused for a second!) She is itchin’ to get her hands on your #MSBHQAL quilt, and work some thread artistry on it. She does custom edge-to-edge quilting for $4.50 per square foot. Check out her blog Dust Bunnies and Sequins
and further photographic evidence
and you’ll see she is completely wack-a-doo, which is most defintely #mollisparklesapproved. Shoot her an email
if you like her brand of crazy, and I gather your #MSBHQAL quilt will wind up pretty sparkly.
Now, all that being said, I need to tell you that
flimsy quilt tops PAUSE. — Do you know how much I dislike that term? Flimsy quilt tops. I get it; I completely understand the etymological implication. But “flimsy” has such a negative connotation for me. And, girl, my quilt tops may not be quilted, but they are stur-day–nothin’ flimsy ’bout them. So we won’t be usin’ that term round these parts. — UNPAUSE.
I need to tell you that quilt tops are eligible for the final linkup, they don’t have to be quilted!
I’m going to open up the linky at this time next week and it will stay open until Wednesday, November 5th. That’s when a few of you are going to win some fabo prizes! Prizes? There are prizes? Tell me more!
What about a $50 gift certificate
from my favourite place to buy fabric, Intrepid Thread
Or could you use just a little bit of Aurifil? Maybe, a little bit! Or A LOT!
Those are our two big prizes, but there’s a few more still to appear! Ooh la la! I’ve got a special guest judge in mind, but there will also be randomly drawn winners for linking up. There’s still a whole lot of surprises coming for the #MSBHQAL! Just get those stur-day quilt tops finished! Now, work!