Yes! One of my twenty (20) unfinished projects is DONE. FINIS. COMPLETE. UFQ #6, the Batik Star is now done:

I used Cassie’s fabulous tutorial for No-Snit Binding (my first attempt!) and it went very well. I need a little improvement to get the back to look as good as Cassie’s do, but overall, a great technique.

Here is a shot trying to show my quilting and the butterfly batik I put on the back:

This past weekend was lovely here in Iowa. I spent Saturday with my sister and her adorable nine-month old son. Sunday, I went to a family reunion in Northeast Iowa and had the pleasure of driving by some of the barn quilts of Grundy County:

I’m partial to the crossed canoes block, as you know…

Happy August to you! I’m getting ready for another retreat this weekend…more UFO’s to knock off the list!