Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Still a Work In Progress

Quilting
I thought I had this quilt all ready to be batted and backed and quilted. Then send off to the Orphanage we support. The stars are  years old, leftover from another quilt I did but they did not blend in well. So I put the centre piece on point and then added a top and bottom to get it to child size.

I take it home and show Aaron and he thinks this is the nicest quilt I have ever done. What is with that? Our tastes are sooooo different. Because he supports my sewing and fabric collecting addiction, if he says he really likes something I can't exactly give it away can I?

As this was all old fabric and bits left over I have had to pop to the shop to get a couple of fabrics for the next rounds. So this is now an ongoing project to become a queen size quilt.

3 comments:

  1. Funny how our menfolk have very different ideas about our quilts. Good luck finishing this quilt.

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  2. It is so warm and autumny. Looking forward to seeing the final result :)

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  3. Guys do tend to like the darker, more traditional colors and patterns. Well, mine do anyway. The colors are rich, though, so maybe they're on to something. You made a brilliant decision to put the stars on point. It really works to give the top added interest and dimension. Can't wait to see the finished product. (Hint: It might make a nice Christmas gift for your guy.)

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