Monday, February 9, 2015

Design Wall Monday

This quilt is now officially off my design wall.  I'm not 100% happy with the borders, but it's what I could do with the fabric I had.  Paying shipping charges from the US to buy another 3 yards of the border print was not in the cards.

This corner of the border I love.

I really enjoyed making this quilt - 1 six-inch blocks a week, for 49 weeks, so it's been a work in progress for a long time.  It was definitely a chance to work with a lot of different blocks, and some very small pieces.

Now that this one is done, I've already started my next project. Yes, I know I should be quilting some of my (now) 23 quilt tops.  And I did get one loaded this weekend. But a girl needs a break from the longarm once in a while :)

Here's the fabric for my next adventure (ignore those bright yellow/purple/red splotches - I didn't realize I'd piled the fabric on another quilt). The quilt is coming from "Modern Neutrals" by Amy Ellis.



5 comments:

  1. The borders look fine to me! I like the way the dark setting/border sets off the lighter blocks. Very effective.

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  2. It's gorgeous and I love the border too.

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  3. It is beautiful. I think the border is just wonderful. I feel your pain ordering from down south with our low $ and high shipping it sure stops me in my tracks.

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  4. Your borders look great. if you really do need more of it, Quilting Confections in Windsor ON carried that line. I'm sure there's more there

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  5. Beautiful quilt! The border fabric really works with those blocks.

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