A Little Progress

I trimmed up these blocks and headed back to the design wall.

I just didn’t feel like making more so I set about trying to find a better way to make them stretch. Anneke was right about the stripes being too distracting. I think this gray will work better.

Of course, I ran out. So I picked another gray print to use for those last two corners.

Last weekend, I saw a quilt on Instagram by @janettebinder that looked like a perfect way to use my leftovers so I cut those out while I was in the sewing room.

Hopefully I can get this top together today and in the frame. It would be nice to have a finish this week.

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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5 Responses to A Little Progress

  1. johannes123qqq says:

    Starting a new quilt is fast always an adventure .We play and struggle with collar,
    fabric and pattern. But we like it and at the end we ( mostly) are happy with the result.
    What will we see tomorrow? Or the day after tomorrow?
    Good luck Katy. You know how to surprise! Great !

  2. Really nice blocks set against the gray and the little birdies (right?) in the two corners add a little something unexpected.

  3. The gray makes the blocks pop but also adds a calmness to the quilt. Why is it, when we find the best background, we often have not quite enough?? You made a good fix, though, which will add a little added fun to the quilt!

  4. Denise Boysel says:

    Good Day, I agree with the gray.  It makes the colors pop for me.Have a Great Day!!!!!Denise

  5. beautiful! I love the bright blocks!

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