Design Wall Monday

Happy Monday! I am heading down to Ikea today with Daughter #1 and Little Man. I am pretty sure I will find trouble to get into! But this is what is on my design wall at the moment. 

Yep, city sampler blocks. And after playing around with this, I have decided I really like the way this is shaping up as a layout. I played around a bit in EQ7 to decide if I wanted to make any more blocks or not. 


 I think I prefer the white space at the top. This will give me lots of room to play with the quilting.  

 I kind of like the sashing and corner stones but need to think about it for a few days. 

I also started a new project this weekend but I will share that with you tomorrow. Linking up with Patchwork a Times for DWMonday.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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6 Responses to Design Wall Monday

  1. Christine Sherman says:

    I really love this! I’m so drawn to rainbow quilts lately 🙂 did you find lots of good stuff at IKEA?

  2. Swooze says:

    White on top you can quilt things growing up. On the bottom growing down. Look forward to seeing what you do.

  3. knitnkwilt says:

    I agree on white to top; however, if it were mine, I’d skip the sashing and cornerstones. I like the look of uneven columns clustered together. You will have fun quilting the white space!

  4. I’m liking the white at the top too – actually looks like a city landscape with the towers of blocks standing against the sky!

  5. Kathy says:

    I agree with the white at the top, too. And there is something about the sashing and cornerstones that I like … I think it adds a little more focus to your pieced blocks. Either way, I’m sure that your quilting will make this into something truly special.

  6. Anja says:

    I love these blocks. Good call on moving the white to the top of the blocks. Can’t wait to see the finished project.

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