I've hunkered down over the past couple of days and finished all of the blocks, sashing strips, and got this quilt together.
Today, I'll trim up the sides and get the borders cut and sewn on. Very simple borders will highlight the quilt center. Tomorrow I'll make the backing.
Next week I'll get this one on the long arm and machine quilt until I drop.
We are back to walking Mazey at night. I was a little jumpy when I heard something in the woods which got this old heart pounding. Mazey started barking then whining. Two dogs came running toward us. Mr. Joe had the composure to pull out the air horn and gave it a couple of good blasts. Luckily the dogs retreated one way and we retreated the other. When the dog's owner walks them by our house on a daily basis, he can hardly keep control of them on leash. This is only the second time we've seen the dogs running loose since 2005, so it isn't a daily occurrence. They are scary animals. One of them is named Samson......does that tell you anything? A bear would be in retreat mode if it saw Samson.
It is supposed to start snowing tonight. Mr. Joe is so anxious to use the new generator. It think it is a little noisy.....but I can't hear as well now after the double blast from the air horn the other night!