It's almost done! My goal for December was to finish the lettering, and I just finished piecing it today! Here's a combo-picture of the first two words completed earlier this month.
Today I made my lovely assistants hold up the completed words (before leaving for Grandma's house). I also made them hold up the main part of the quilt, because I didn't have a picture of all the sections together. It was very windy outside, so things are wavy.
Now I just need to measure and cut the border strips, and sew everything together. Then it's on to basting and figuring out just how to quilt the giant thing.
Here's a close-up of the two sections: