Monday, March 15, 2010

Design Wall Monday #11

On my design wall today is my "Scrappy Trip Around the World" quilt top that I started piecing at retreat in February.  This was a great stashbuster project and is a free pattern from Quiltville - click here.  It looks much better on the computer screen than in real life I think!
All of these fabrics came from my stash, which is so exciting for me... I really am making some headway in using up what I have accumulated over the years! When I first started quilting I bought a lot of darker colours like this, but now I tend to buy brighter colours, so I am happy to clear these out.
Now I just need a border or two to make it a bit bigger...with the 24 blocks it measures 48" x 72".
What's on your design wall today?
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10 comments:

Judy said...

I love this! This is one of my favorites to clear out the strip bin. Can't wait to see what you do for borders.

Cathy Shepherd said...

Lovely, warm colours. I feel warm and fuzzy just looking at the picture

Quilt Rat said...

this is looking fabulous..........my gosh you are just so prolific!
Add to that the fact that each and every one is terrific, how do you do it?

Diane said...

Love it! reminds me of a quilt called 'scrapalicious' I made a few years ago...going to have to dig that out and take a photo.

julieQ said...

Oh, I love this. The depth kind of draws you in...wonderful.

Anonymous said...

Kathy ... I love it! ... I've started cutting scraps for the scrappy bargello ... jr from Guelph

Greenmare said...

oooo I'm liking this!

Quilts And Pieces said...

I"ve made that pattern before and love it! Yours is so rich looking! It is wonderful.

Candace said...

Love it, so quilty looking in an old fashioned good way. Makes me want to make one, too.

Red Geranium Cottage said...

I LOVE IT!!