Last night, I had the four quarter pieces all sewn, but I decided to wait until this morning before attempting the sewing of all four quadrants. The mystery of how those 12 points were going to meet in the middle would have to be solved by the light of day.
This morning, I got the first half sewn together. I managed to make the front look pretty:
But the back side was scary.
After the first half of the last seam was done, I pushed aside all the seam allowances in the other direction, held them with pins and sewed from the center toward the top edge.
The suspense was killing me on that last seam. I had to control myself from zooming along the rest of the seam just so I could finish and open it out to look.
At last, I could peek. Here was the result:
Of course, we can't even begin to talk about what the back looks like now, but I'll show you anyway:
Now I just have to decide what kind of border treatment this little baby will get.