Oh, how I have enjoyed this project.
It was a much needed interlude between finishing the book with Val and a new endeavor which will keep me quite busy until mid-May (when I can tell you about it; I'm quite excited!)
All the vegetable beds planted looks like this:
Such are the problems when gardening and embroidery meet.
As we all should do with our finished projects, I provided a label with some documentation.
I made a simple binding from turning the backing fabric to the front in a fold, and appliqueing it down. But I dressed it up with some couched cording.
And now it is done and mailed off to the Quilt Alliance for their "Twenty" contest, exhibit, and fundraiser (though I'm not eligible for the contest as a serving board member, I love to participate each year.)