Aug 17: Shipped fabric to Joan Sep 12: Got back a bear! Adorable. Ordered more backing/binding fabric for good measure. I will be hand binding this one. Sep 17: Fabric is here. Sep 23: Pre-washed the backing. Sep 24: Binding & backing are ready. Loaded the quilt. Ready to longarm. Oct 03: Quilted. Still need to bind. Missed the deadline for this year's drive. Nov 23: Finished the binding.