Monday, February 13, 2012

QAWM: In the Pink, assembled

 The first arrangement and then rearranged with spacer strips added. Since none of my blocks were the same size, I sort of had to wriggle them about and insert strips between each to fit everything together.
 I had one piece of fabric which faded  yellow-lime-green which helped unify the composition and make the blocks pop (I hate that overused term). Some blocks really changed a lot. The first block in the second row (below) got some much needed green and now it is much more exciting. If I had to pick a favorite block it would be the center one on the bottom row.
Zippy!
Now I plan to add one more round of borders, only to make it easier to finish off without bending the tiny strips at the edges. For this piece I intend to do straight line quilting and then face the whole thing afterwards. I will show the steps.


Chester is not ready to face the day just yet.




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7 comments:

  1. I've missed the daily dawgs. Good to see the little guy.

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  2. So is this whole quilt fused too, or is it mostly fused, but partially pieced? Just wondering how you put those spacer strips in.

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  3. Great quilt, I love the colour combo.

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  4. Yummy colors! Those were the colors of my dorm room for two years in college! My mother crocheted granny square afghans for my roommate and I and I painted a rocker in the same colors. The curtains were something bright too. We loved it....

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  5. Love the transformation and rearrangement. Interesting to see how much that affected the quilt.

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  6. I love the color combination! and the transformation through the green fabric you used for putting the blocks together is just stunning.

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  7. So spring like. Wonderful.

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