Ten years in a box without a single stitch added is considered a UFO no matter who you hang out with.
I created this quilt top (and backing) in the summer of 2000, when I was wasting my life and throwing away my future in graduate school. I dyed the fabrics in the kitchen sink of my crappy student apartment, multiple baths for the purples and greens. I made three tops with that pattern--I cannot remember the name, it was a free block from the internet--over the course of that summer.
I pinned the layers together in the spring of 2002, at a quilt retreat (the part of the process that I hate hate hate)--I had every intention of finishing this quilt that year and giving it away. The intended
I can finally look at it without crying until I puke--this is important for just about every hobby, not just quilting, right?--so here it is, under the needle. I'm actually about 25% finished with the quilting since the photo was taken. The thread is variegated and doesn't blend into the purples nearly as much as I had hoped.
FUZZ is not impressed.
My goal was to finish it up before the February guild meeting, so I have something for Show-and-Tell, but Mandatory Overtime will eat my next two weeks. Das tut mir weh.