Monday, June 03, 2013

Design Wall Monday - finished quilt top

This is the project that is on my design wall today. It is the finished quilt top from the Layer Cake mystery over at Aunt Reen's Place
I sewed the blocks together randomly, so the layout of the colours is not as well balanced as it might have been, but it was
a fun project to sew. 
The quilt top is so much larger than my design wall, I had to tape it to the clock on the wall for the photo!
This quilt will be for one of the wedding gifts I need this summer. I already have some ideas for the machine quilting.
In the month of June, there will be a Jelly Roll Quilt Along if you want to start a new project! It is suitable for beginners, and is a great scrap project. 
To see more design wall postings, hop over to Patchwork Times.

15 comments:

  1. This quilt will make a lovely wedding gift. Lucky bride and groom!

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  2. I like your finishing and would like to say thanks for the sharing.

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  3. That's a great quilt and certain to be treasured by the happy couple that gets it.

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  4. This quilt is lovely. I immediately started thinking of different ways to quilt it so am looking forward to seeing what you come up with. AND, I am going to do the Jelly Roll Quilt Along. I have a JR that has just been sitting there (gift) and it needs to get ready to find a new home.

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  5. Your quilt top turned out beautiful! What a fabulous wedding gift this will be.

    Thank you for participating in the May Mystery sew along!

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  6. Great quilt. The happy couple are very lucky to receive it!

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  7. I like the randomness of your quilt and the scrappiness. Great job!!

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  8. I didn't realize this was such a large top. Funny how we get such a misconstrued perspective on things through photos. I think I was envisioning this as a mini. : )
    Looks good--will make a wonderful wedding gift!

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  9. I'm looking forward to seeing how you quilt this fun quilt! Love the movement! What a wonderful wedding present!

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  10. YEA for a finished flimsy. No Borders?? Have fun with the quilting.

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  11. What a fun quilt Kathy!!! And I love the random placement of blocks and colors. It looks like a fun day at the beach to me! Great finish :*)

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  12. Love it I need a quick quilt for a wedding present yours looks perfect!!

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  13. Your quilt top is beautiful...I wouldn't change a thing. What is the size of the flimsy? I have some layer cakes and I would love to try this pattern with one of them some day!

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  14. Very intriguing! Love the zig zags and all the motion happening everywhere. Sure to please the wedded pair!

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  15. Fun quilt! It will be a very nice wedding gift.

    Thanks for sharing the link for the next project.

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