So this is a strange state of affairs: this is my second finish this year. This means that I have nearly eleven months to finish one more piece and I'll have hit my usual total. Go figure.
In fact I could carry on stitching this if I wanted to but am stopping now for two reasons: on one level I like the idea of this as a sort of map, and in my head the most dense section, roughly in the middle, is like a town, and then towards the edges there are more spaces, like fields or open countryside.
Also,I have been going with the flow all along, stitching where and when I feel like it, adding patches, leaving pockets one or taking them off, leaving gaps. And now it feels like the journey this has led me on is done, so that seems the best place to stop.
In the end this is a good size for a lap quilt: about 55" on each side. It is made entirely from old jeans, and the little patches are scraps from Small Pleasures. I used all sorts of threads: anything I had in the right sort of colours; stranded cotton, rayon thread, perle, some space dyed, some not. The backing is flannel, so this is a heavy, heavy piece, but that's what I like.
Started late 2014, finished February 1st 2016. Its official name is Eclipse.
And, just because I like them the best, here's one of those landscape-y shots.
And, as this is a finish I'm linking up with TGIFF, which this week is here at Devoted Quilter, and with Confessions of a Fabric Addict for Whoop, Whoop.