Thursday, September 6, 2012

50 Blocks Done

Today I finished the last three nine-patch blocks, and got them all up on my "design wall." That is one of the most fun parts, isn't it?

I didn't want to over think the layout here.  I put mostly darker blocks around the edges, because those will show dirt less over time.  I broke up any glaring light patches, and tried not to have the same fabric in two adjacent blocks.  Then I took the photo and packed it up again.

This quilt is a lot more interesting close up, rather than from further back.  I think it's main claim to fame is the variety of fabrics - from batiks to prints, modern, retro and reproduction.  You can find some close ups of the blocks in previous posts.

I am pretty sure now that this will be the first quilt that makes it all the way to the end.  It's been a long time coming!


  1. yay! gogo, you can do it!! Keep going while you're motivated.
    Sorry to hear you had a bit of a rough time in the last month. Hope things are looking up your end of the globe.

    1. Thanks Metanoia! You're right, I'm not going to open any other quilt project boxes until this top is done now.

  2. it come together well. i love the way they are laid out on the design wall and the colours go together well.

    1. Thanks, Katherine! Just a simple layout, but I find there's something very satisfying about it.

  3. I love the harmony and the three dimensional effect of the colours - inspired background fabric too.


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