Saturday, April 7, 2018

3D quilt

This quilt top comes from a class I took a year or 2 ago.  We made turned regular blocks into diamonds and created the 3-D blocks from those. The class included fabric for 1 block - which I managed to stretch to 2. Then they sat for months waiting for me to find other options to go along with the original fabric.

I finally pulled some out, took it to a retreat and made a few more blocks. The 3 9-patch blocks are where I got tired of doing the work to translate triangles into half-diamonds :)

I used an ombre fabric for the background, and matched it up (as best i could) to shade the same way the light is falling on the blocks - light in the upper right, and darkest in the lower left.  It's a nice lap size quilt, and now it just needs to be quilted - hopefully sometime this year as part of my UFO challenge.

4 comments:

  1. WOW! I wouldn't attempt without a pattern.

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  2. Great job, Krista!

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  3. Really cool effect! Well done at getting another UFO closer to the finish line.

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  4. It sounds like the retreat was just what you need to get the creativity flowing again. Your light and shading fabrics all look great - congratulations to you!

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