More Tumbler Fun

I spent some time laying out my tumblers.

I had cut these gray tumblers to alternate with the prints. But it didn’t sing.

I had a piece of a green solid on the design wall and threw some tumblers up over that.

Now it sings! Time to change the plan. I grabbed this die and cut green tumblers.

The best part of this change in plans, is that I no longer have leftover print tumblers! I am sure I’ll use these gray ones at some point for a baby quilt. They would look great with pink prints, or maybe aqua. They don’t feel like a UFO to me.

There is a story about that green fabric. I’ll share that soon. Have a great day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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6 Responses to More Tumbler Fun

  1. Jay says:

    I’m so glad to see this post. I’ve had a box of tumblers cut for awhile, but didn’t feel I had enough variety. If I use a single alternate tumbler, what I have would work, and it would go twice as far! Thanks so much for the inspiration, Katy!

  2. Tami Von Zalez says:

    I have some 30 repro fabric cut and plan on using a mint green (or depression green) border. Looking forward to your story.

  3. Janet O. says:

    Good choice–besides, it is March and green is always a good thing in March, right? Whether you are talking the coming of spring, or “the wearin’ of the green.” 🙂

  4. Anja @ Anja Quilts says:

    The green definitely looks better. When I find time (LOL), I plan to cut my scraps using my tumbler die.

  5. johannes123qqq says:

    I admire your playing with the Tumblers.

  6. Yvonne says:

    I do like the grey too.

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