I have been working on my Birds of a Feather for YEARS! I do mean years, as it was started in 2006. I've put it away and pulled it out dozens of times. Well this past week I finished the top.
I modified the patten somewhat from the original pattern in a book called Birds of a Feather from Blackbird Designs by Barb Adams and Alma Allen. I knew I only wanted a smaller version to use as a wall hanging, not a bed quilt. That required me to make fewer blocks, but also put in some designed blocks of my own to fill in gaps. This was one of the last gap fills needed.
And this was the very last block. It completed the top.
And at last the finished top. I know I will have to quilt it my self. I believe it will require lots of eco and leaf vine quilting. I am not looking forward to that, but I do think I can accomplish it and hopefully it doesn't take another 13 years.
As many of you have seen, my daughter lives out in the country and has a number of birds of a feather of her own. The Ginny Fowl and ducks were reminding her at the back door it was breakfast time. Well looks like the ducks got a bit anxious and decided to try the front door too.
Service must have been slow that morning.
Husband and I are off for 10 days this next week on a Mississippi River Boat Cruise. Back to the sewing room after the 12th.