There were also other problems:
|Is that blood? I think so!|
I had my doubts during the whole process, but it turned out great! Here it is on a bed:
Yay! It looks good!
This finished at about 72 by 72. I think I managed to save the best parts, which to my mind were the pattern and the unusual pink color. I wish I could have saved more of it, maybe to put together a smaller quilt or a wall hanging, but what I discarded was really fit for nothing more than the trash. I'd like to think that this still honors the original quilt makers, even if it's not exactly what they originally constructed.
I'm calling this a successful rescue! Hope everyone has a great week. Mine will be filled with meetings and final paperwork, then commencement this weekend. Then we can all recover from the emotional upheaval of the semester.
If I remember, I will link this to Connie's Linky Tuesday tomorrow. With the mushy state of my brain right now, though. . .here's hoping you all have a clear-headed day!
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