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Monday, 28 May 2012

Design Wall Monday, May 28, 2012




I spent a quiet day yesterday in my sewing room, and managed to get quite a bit done. Avignon Picnic is now a flimsy. I had been planning on putting borders on it, but when I hung it up on the wall, it told me that it was a perfect size for a twin bed, and that it considered itself done. I decided not to argue. LOL!
And I got a start on the quilt that I bought the fabric for on my trip out with Jannette. It's a
pattern from Judy Martin's new book, Patchwork Among Friends, called Heartland Star. I have to say, yet again, that I love her patterns, the way they are written, and the quick cutting rotary techniques she uses. Of course, it always helps to actually read the instructions. Somehow, I ended up making eight of these units, instead of four, my fault, not the pattern's. But, I'm sure I'll find a use for the other four somewhere. The next step is cutting and piecing the diamond units for the points of the stars. That might take a while. This time I'll make sure I double check the actual amounts I need. LOL!
I'm working today, and I still want to do some playing in my sewing room, and maybe get a start on the star points, so I'm making this a short one. As usual, I'm linking to Judy Laquidara's Design Wall Monday. If you've got a few minutes, there's always lots of fun stuff to see over there.

5 comments:

  1. Love the Moda Bake Shop quilt. I printed out the pattern, but haven't made it.
    Like the new quilt too. Great job!

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  2. Love your quilt. no need for borders, it's quite nice as it is.

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  3. Always best not to argue with a quilt that considers itself to be done!! LOL

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  4. Haha! I'm sure you'll find a use for those extra four blocks, too! Something unique and creative. Cuz that's just who you are!!! :)

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  5. I like the Avignon Picnic - it looks light and happy!

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