Thursday, July 10, 2014

IOP Update


I have an Indian Orange Peel obsession.


It's all I can think about.

After it languished on the design wall for 3 years with little attention, I am now obsessed with it! It's craziness!
The most time consuming part now is removing the paper from the back of the arcs before I piece the curves.
I can't wait to sew another curve and finish another block. I practically squeal with excitement each time I am successful!

I still cannot believe it!



Look here - I even joined two blocks together and it was easy. Everything fit amazingly well!

27 comments:

  1. I just followed a link to you from another quilter's list of fave sites - it was the picture of the Indian Orange Peel that caught my eye. It looks great (but hard!)and I really like your eye for colour.

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  2. That looks great. So glad it all went together well

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  3. Looks fabulous so far! Can't wait to see more.

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  4. I made several of those blocks many years ago but did not finish a quilt. I gave the parts to a friend who was more into paper piecing than I was. Mine were in browns and rusts. You are using luscious hot colors.

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  5. These look amazing - great job and it's going to be a stunning quilt.

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  6. Gorgeous! I am so glad that it is all coming together for you.

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  7. wow! it's really going to be gorgeous!

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  8. It's gorgeous! This quilt is going to be stunning!

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  9. OH pretty, pretty!! I would be obsessed too...enjoy, Kathy!!

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  10. You go girl! Have fun with your curves.

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  11. Who can stop when things are going well?!! Beautiful.

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  12. That is fun sewing when it all comes out so well.

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  13. It's looking so very very good! And I so agree with taking the paper off is the worst part.

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  14. An obsession is okay as long as you share it with us! I love the colors and that you are sharing it with us. A recipe for success. Lol
    Hugs

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  15. Fun to watch you ! :) These are gorgeous !

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  16. That is how I feel about my pickledish, so much fun! I keep thinking what a great quilt to big stitch with some black perle cotton. Where did you get this pattern? Yours is tempting to me to make one.

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  17. What a great pattern--kind of scary because it's so intricate though! Love that you're excited about it. Those are the best projects!

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  18. This is looking so good. Do they still remind you of teeth? I remember smiling when I read that post. Monsters out to get you. You've gotten the best of those orange peels - no more teeth ready to get you!

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  19. I'm exactly the same. A project can languish for years, then I get my teeth into it and get obsessed with it.
    Lovely colours.

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  20. The blocks are AWESOME! Your points are just amazing. I'm so happy for you. I believe this will be an amazing quit because the colours are so fantastic! Beeeeaaaauuutiful!!

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  21. I love this blocks! You have chosen such wonderful fabrics too!

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  22. SO happy that you are back in love with this - it is FABULOUS!!!!!!!!

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  23. I've had this pattern for a long time and I'm determined to make one for myself next year. I love all the bright colors in yours!

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  24. Looks like that class paid off big time. Looking forward to seeing all the finished blocks.

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  25. Congrats to getting to the IOP again! I had fabric here in February that was covering my spare bed and I haven't had the IOP since!! And, have been too busy since then to tackle it again. But, I am also making progress! We are going on vacation in a week, but I hope to get back to it again after I get back. You have inspired me to get at it again :-).

    Jacqui

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