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Working on my PHD: North Woods Quilt

I made some more progress on my north woods quilt today!

 
The quilt top is completely done!  Just a sneak peak of the corner with the borders here. 
I'm planning on getting some better pictures tomorrow. These are kind of drab as I took them inside with some poor lighting. :(

 
And I did a pieced backing for this quilt, too.  I added two rows of 10" blocks to the top and bottom of my left over border print.  The brown seen on the front and back will also be repeated in the binding.  I think it's coming together quite nicely.  I'm happy to have it ready to be laid out tomorrow, then on to free motion quilting!!
 
Stay quilty my friends!

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