Design Wall Monday ~Another Little Project 

I bought this little panel a few months ago  on Etsy thinking it would match this Tree of Life charm pack. I was in the mood for a little project so I pulled it out.

 It looks quite dull compared to the charm square fabric, but I am forging ahead with it anyway. I’m making hour glass blocks to surround the basket.

The basket block is 12 inches square and the hour glass blocks finish at 3 inches.

This is where I am at with it now.

Trying to decide on a border for the basket block.

Linking up with Patchwork Times, Em’s Scrapbag, Cooking Up Quilts, Love Laugh 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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14 Responses to Design Wall Monday ~Another Little Project 

  1. Em says:

    Glad you pressed forward. I love the hour glass blocks. Thanks for linking up

  2. Bonnie in Va says:

    This is coming along nicely. I would go with the green (although the red talks to me a lot, it just isn’t a great conversationalist with the basket!) It looks like you’ll be done with this soon.

  3. Marianne says:

    Both fabrics make a terrific border but i prefer the green 🙂 this’ll be a delightful finish

  4. Those hourglass blocks are so perfect for the panel – It’s going to look so good!

  5. Lisa says:

    I think everything fits together well. I’d go for the green as well.

  6. Kate says:

    What a great way to use that panel. I like the green as the border.

  7. I love those fabrics. Great plan.

  8. Teresa says:

    Leaning to green. I like the hour glass block because it goes fast. I myself have been quilting two bed size quilts on my Juki. Time to piece something anything.

  9. Janet O. says:

    Very clever creation. The green seems to pull the colors together better, IMHO.

  10. Louise says:

    Definitely the green! I’m really liking this already…

  11. Luann says:

    Looking good. You’ll choose the best one, I have great confidence in you.
    BTW. My Accuquilt Go arrived on Saturday. I’ve been doing a happy dance ever since I met the FedEx driver at the door of his truck! I think he was a bit surprised to see me coming out, but I happened to gaze out the window just as he was turning onto our street.
    I’m dancin’!

  12. Sandie says:

    If you’re asking for opinions, my choice would be the green. It seems to liven up the colors in the panel, and make everything work together well.

  13. Kathy Hoback says:

    I think the green makes the colors in the basket block look richer. The red seems to make the block recede. Just my 2cents!

  14. sue daurio says:

    Love the panel! The hour glass blocks will look great around it.

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