Monday, July 19, 2010

Design Wall Monday #29

Finally... all the blocks are sewn together from Judy's June mystery!
Here is the quilt top on my (too small for this quilt) design wall, waiting for some motivation to work on the borders.

It looks kind of 'blah' to me, since I am used to working with brighter colours, and brown is a colour that I really don't "know".  But this quilt is going to be a wedding gift for my husband's cousin, who is having a fall wedding, and I think it will be perfect for the intended couple. I am leaning toward a single (easy) border so I can get this done in time for the wedding and won't have to procrastinate!!

18 comments:

Barbara said...

I love this quilt. A blue border might really bring out the blues in the blocks. Very pretty.

Judy said...

Oh Kathy, it's gorgeous. I think you should put the 3 borders on it. Come on Kathy, do it. ;0) Anything you do is going to look great.

Chris said...

I love it. Perhaps a plain border with pinwheels in the corners to draw them out?

Cara said...

It's beautiful, muted but still gorgeous!

Mary said...

looks good Kathy. glad you got to work on teh mystery. My instructions are still waiting for a "Free day". Maybe after I finish my Round Robin center I can work on the Mystery. I like the framed pinwheels in the star blocks.

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!
Kathy---this is NOT blah!!!! I think these colors are PERFECT for a wedding gift! Ooooooo, I wish **I** was the recipient of this quilt!

Okay, I know you've been following all my projects lately; seeing your mystery together has halted my other projects!!!! I must finish my mystery top now that I have my machine back!

Cathi said...

It's gorgeous -- a very understated elegant look to it. I think most anyone would be thrilled to receive this!

Karen said...

I like the way the quilt blocks look like the stars are behind the grid work of bars. Very clever.

scraphappy said...

Congratulations on getting the mystery top put together. Even though there were three borders, they weren't pieced, so it wasn't too bad. I love the different look of the fabrics that everyone chose. they hardly look like the same quilt.

Jeanne said...

Congrats on finishing the mystery top. Lucky couple to receive it...

Vicki W said...

I don't think this looks blah at all. I love the color palette.

Vicki said...

Looks great, I have been trying brown out too and have to learn a bit about it. Your quilt is great and I like simple borders because your piecing is so wonderful. Lovely

QuiltSwissy said...

It is a PERFECT wedding quilt!

glen

AnnieO said...

I disagree with you--it is not blah at all--it is soft and pretty and very very inviting. I almost want to reach through my screen to touch it! Maybe you have a print that you can just do a wide border with, after a stop border of one of the blues? Anyway, it is really looking terrific. Mine is in a pile yet but I have already bought a perfect backing for it and know what I am using for the binding :)

Diane said...

not blah. Soothing. It will be a terrific wedding gift.

Millie said...

Kathy, another gorgeous quilt. I love the colors together. Just beautiful!

Mary said...

I don't think Its blah at all, very elegant looking. I haven't seen many of these but I'm behind on my blog reading so maybe that's why.

Carrie P. said...

Such awesome blocks. I really like those stars.