Sunday, March 1, 2009

Finished top so far.....

The blocks and sashings are all together now. They should have been done yesterday but I had a min-migrain hit so I didn't do much sewing.
I am tickled that it has turned out so nice. I really do like it and I thought this would now be ready for the borders.
However.....
I have changed my mind after looking at it laying here on my floor.
It's not big enough!!!
I have to make 4 more blocks.
This top is just too square and I really don't like square quilts. (unless they hang on a wall)
See.......

Four more blocks would make it fit a bed much nicer don't you think?
soooooooo........
Back to EQ to pick out more patterns.
And a lot more needle-turn applique' coming up in my future.

Today I think I'll go ahead and cut the additional sashings and get them sewn together so I won't forget what I've learned about them.
Like how many it takes!! heehee
And this will give me plenty of time to think about the borders too.
Any suggestions???

8 comments:

  1. Linda - the quilt is stunning. Your sashings really set off the blocks. Great job!

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  2. Beautiful job, Linda. I made 18 blocks so far..an odd number so will have to do more too. I think there were several more of Donna's patterns, weren't there?
    Your sashings are really making the blocks pop. Congrats!

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  3. Linda, the quilt is just gorgeous! The sashing is spectacular!

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  4. Linda, that quilt is going to be just beautiful!! I agree about adding a row for a bed quilt. As far as a border suggestion, I can see a couple of narrow borders, a wider strip with vines w/ flowers and/or leaves then a couple of narrow borders, would make the drape off the edge of the bed looks so pretty. Course I wouldn't have to do all the applique LOL.

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  5. LOL Crispy. Yeah the border applique' was one that I'd considered. I quickly dismissed that thought!!

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  6. These quilt top look just beautiful. Have a great weekend

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  7. Hi Neighbor, I'm in north eastern Colorado. I just stopped by to see your quilts and oh my gosh are you good. I tried applique, took classes but just had a hard time with it. So I spend my time hand quilting and love it.
    I sure like to look at yours though. What a wonderful blog-I'll be back.
    Noreen

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