Monday, January 23, 2017

En Provence Update

This is the current status of my version of the mystery quilt En Provence. The pattern will be disappearing on February 1st so I really want to get it mostly done by then, which is less than 2 weeks away.
Most of these pieces are sewn in rows so that I can shift everything one block to the left, hanging the left side of the quilt off the design wall so there will be room to work on the 3rd column on the right. Some of the block pieces for that column are pinned on the right side. Clearly I need a bigger design wall!
All the block components are made, organized and counted, and I have everything this quilt needs to be finished except the border 4 patches. It just might be possible to finish by the end of January.
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27 comments:

  1. It looks fantastic so far, Kathy!

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  2. Very nice. You are making good progress. Will you be quilting her by hand or machine? Enjoy your stitching! villacrestfarm@gmail.com

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  3. Its taking shape and coming along nicely. I'm still working on my also. Hoping to get it finished sometime this week. I set out to finish it yesterday, sewed all day and still this monster isn't complete.

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  4. Looking great! I love your color choices.

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  5. You can do it. The end is near...

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  6. I am really impressed with how well your colors are working together. Especially the light green squares surrounding the main stars. And I love your stripes too!

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  7. Looking good, Kathy! Jan 31 is my goal too.

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  8. It is hard to believe that you are already to this stage with the mystery, considering all of the other great projects you have been stitching along the way. : ) It is gorgeous!!

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  9. I'm getting there, too. My nine blocks are done and sashing added to four of them. I'm working in sections instead of rows so I'm going to add the border pieces to the sections than sew into columns, then finish it up. I leave for FL on the 31st, so I may not get it finished, but I have enough done that I don't need the pattern.

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  10. I love your use of stripes and polka dots!!!

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  11. Love your fabrics Kathy! Those pinks are so pretty :*)

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  12. Mine is finished but is put away to be quilted at a later date. Your's is looking good...keep going and it will be finished in no time.

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  13. Mine is put together except for the final 4-patch Border. I may add a solid fabric border also. Just to have something to pin onto the Leaders on my Quilt machine. Maybe a Curvy Border again. That was fun last year. I like your Planned Scrappy pink stars.

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  14. My husband was sitting next to me as I read blogs, when he saw your quilt he was like "wow, that's a lot of work!" It is looking great!

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  15. looks so good, I was going to tackle it later this year but as the pattern is going to disappear will have to pass on it

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  16. Your color scheme is gorgeous!

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  17. I know what you mean. I have slept in my bed since Saturday because En Provence is on my bed, aka design wall. 2 rows left, maybe Wednesday?

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  18. Lovely. I like how your four patches have a blush of pink to them.

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  19. gorgeous! You're making lovely progress.

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  20. Beautiful! What a great design and your colors are wonderful!

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  21. Beautiful colors. You've made a lot of progress!

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  22. I really like how your colors worked together

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