Monday, June 24, 2013

Design Wall Monday

This is the same project that was on my design wall last week - this month's UFO. I spent a lot of time auditioning various sashing strips. I thought I liked white until I found the perfect blue.  I joined the strips by machine on the front of the quilt, and am hand stitching the back seams. There is one more week left in the month to get a hanging sleeve on and finish the binding - totally doable...a "finish" is on the horizon!
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22 comments:

  1. Yes, it does look like the perfect blue. Great job.

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  2. Your blocks look great, and I love that bright blue sashing.

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  3. You are spot on. The white looked nice but now that you have added the blue sashing the quilt has really come to life.

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  4. The blue is perfect. Are the pieces put on using raw edge applique?

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  5. Great blue sashing, it really ties everything together. It really pays to audition fabrics first.

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  6. Love it...you are right it is the best shade of blue! A finish is always a good thing!!

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  7. The blue sashing is perfect! The quilt hums with activity.
    Jane

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  8. Great call on the blue. YEAH! for a finish.

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  9. I like the blue, too. Looks like this UFO is almost finished. Good for you.

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  10. Such a fun looking quilt. The blue was a good call--just brings a new dimension to the whole thing!

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  11. uhhh I LOVE that blue!! gorgeous.... can't wait to see it finished. how are you going to quilt it?

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  13. Love your quilt. It is striking with all the bright colors and yes, you have chosen the right color for the sashing. After I made the comment asking you to tell us how you created the blocks, I noticed you had already explained about the quilt in a previous post. Thank you for sharing.

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  14. Love the blue. Very striking.

    I sent you an email offering some teeny tiny HSTs. Let me know if you want them.

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  15. Yes, on the Perfect Blue! Thanks for the reminder, LOL. I sewed my brains out, as Bonnie Hunter would say- at a Quilt Retreat. Time to rest and un-pack now.

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  16. Your last two posts make me want to try this prequilting technique. It sounds doable.

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  17. The blue sashing is the perfect finishing touch for your blocks. You are right on schedule to get them done just in time.

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  18. The blue looks great! Great find.

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  19. I really like this quilt and I have to say the blue is really a nice addition! Lovely

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  20. The blue is just right. It's going to be a stunning quilt.

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  21. that blue is really perfect and make the colors in the blocks really pop!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  22. the blue fabric was perfect--makes me think of the sky. Peonies never last long enough! Treadling---maybe this fall I will dig out a treadle and relax more. I will think good thoughts for your brother.

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