Friday, September 4, 2015

A quilt and a question...


I was given this quilt yesterday a my quilt guild meeting. Someone rescued it from a neighbor who was going to donate it. I think it's fabulous, and very "me". It is machine quilted, but parts of the piecing look as though it was hand pieced. It smells okay, but it's a little 'crunchy' so it will be getting a gentle bath today. Some of the large basting stitches are still present, which I think is kind of cool. I'll try to get more flattering photos once its been washed and fluffed.


I used this same block pattern for my Mardi Gras Memories quilt. I set the blocks a little differently, and I made mine much scrappier, but it's still the same four patches and half square triangles.


That's what I love about quilting, the combinations are endless. I just might have to make another one of these with a different twist. Oh, the ideas are bubbling already! LOL


I've added a little poll over on the side of the blog. I would love it if you took a moment to answer the poll. It's nothing scientific or anything, just me being curious. The poll says it will stay open until the 11th. I haven't done this before but thought it might be fun to give it a try. Thanks for participating!

Enjoy every stitch!
Diane

4 comments:

  1. I have voted ! No guild for me unfortunately......
    The two quilts are awesome ! I specially love the colours of the first !

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  2. Very nice! So much you can do with this block.:)

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  3. I love quilting because the possibilites are endless. Isn't it wonderful what we can do with some simple shapes.

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  4. What a great little quilt! Love it - glad it's yours now!

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