Today I cut off the extra appendages that plagued my poor quilt. While stooped at a nearly 90 degree angle, I sliced away with my rotary cutter.
I ignored the pain in my lower back and remained completely focused, mindful that a slip of the hand could result in permanent disfigurement. The patient is now folded neatly across a chair back and is expected to make a full recovery.
Here's the quilt before:
And here's the quilt post surgery:
After it was all over I ended up with a stack of triangles. Maybe I'll make a mini quilt out of them or something.