First I'd like to thank all of you who sent me emails and texts wishing me a quick recovery from my cataract surgery last week. (And a big special thanks to Rhonda for the recovery care package including peanut M&Ms!) Eye #1 was a total success with a vision correction lens that allows me to see better than I have in over 20 years! I'm wearing a contact lens in my left eye until that surgery on April 20. So, hooray! All is great on the vision front.
While I was taking it easy at home over the weekend, I finished the hand stitching on the binding and then started quilting the hearts.
Decided on the double hearts -- just enough quilting.
Played more with the ribbons in the bow portion of each block and nothing was working for me.
I drew in one side -- instead of just stitching ribbons on each side of the pieced bow, I decided to stitch a curvy bow and then the ribbon tails. This will work!
I had hoped to finish this by the end of February since I want it to be a Valentine's Day quilt, but end of March is good, right!