It is done!!!
I have to admit that I am pretty pleased with this quilt. I want to thank EVERYONE who has supported me along the (long) way from blocks to completion of this quilt. If I had not gotten such good feedback, I might have let this languish as a WIP for much longer. But now it is done and here it is--
For those who don't know its story, this quilt began with a circle skirt of my Mom's from the 1950s. Back in my young and slender days, I used to wear this skirt (with a blue T top, I think) and I always got lots of comments when wearing it. I have carried it around with me long since I was able to wear it, for what reason, I don't know. A couple of years ago, I was going through my sewing room stuff and was *this* close to passing this skirt along to another person who loved vintage clothing when I stopped and decided to cut it up. The angular print seemed to ask to be 'calmed' with a circular pattern. A recent binge of solid fabric purchases provided the mustard and blue; a root through my stash brought out the solid (the back of a polished cotton) and the plaid-ish greys. The blocks were quickly pieced. And they remained a stack of blocks until I first put them on flickr. I got LOTS of support and urgings to finish it, so the blocks were moved from the back burner. I set the blocks together, added the line-segment extensions and quilted and quilted and quilted.
Again, my very sincere thanks to all who have held my hand along the way. I am so grateful.
I've decided to call this quilt "Skirting the Circle".