Work in Progress Wednesday

Are you tired of my city sampler yet?  I am making progress! I decided to skip the sashing. I don’t want this to get too big. I sewed the rows together and then flipped them on the design wall. This is how it will look with the white space at the top. 

And at the bottom. 

 And this is what I plan to use for the backing. 

 Linking up with Freshly Pieced and So Fresh Quilts.

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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15 Responses to Work in Progress Wednesday

  1. I love your monochromatic blocks. The backing fabric complements the quilt top beautifully. What size are your blocks finishing?

  2. knitnkwilt says:

    Love the backing fabric! I like the white at the top. But you could put hanging sleeves at both ends and alternate how you hang it (if you can’t decide).

  3. JanineMarie says:

    I like how this turned out to look like a city. And your backing fabric reminds me of a whimsical city park. What fun!

  4. Laura says:

    Love this! A friend of mine gave me the book, but I haven’t done anything with it yet. Yours looks great!

  5. Terri says:

    Love it!

  6. Linda Dutch says:

    This is looking great… and I love your backing fabric choice! Looking forward to seeing how you quilt this! Linda

  7. Gorgeous! I just bought the city sampler book and I’m trying to decide what sort of fabric I want to use. Yours looks great with the solids.

  8. Wow it just keeps getting better – I love what you are doing!

  9. Jennifer @ Glinda Quilts says:

    A very interesting quilt … love the backing too, can’t wait to see this one finished 🙂

  10. Lara B. says:

    Who could possibly get tired of that Katy? It’s beautiful and I love the backing you chose too!

  11. The backing fits well colour-wise and all the curves and movement are an interesting contrast to the angles of the city blocks. Not tired of it – enjoying watching it develop!

  12. Anja says:

    I’m not tired of it!! And love the backing.

  13. Sandra says:

    Is that a flying squirrel I see in the backing fabric! How unusual and cute! I really like your ‘skyscrapers’ and I like it with the negative space at the top.

  14. This is going to look lovely finished.

  15. Judy says:

    I just love how you laid this out! I cannot wait to see what you quilt on all of that negative space 🙂

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