Tuesday, June 9, 2009


About a month ago, I joined a quiltalong organized by Dana of Old Red Barn Co.. We are now in week 4...time to sew our blocks together. Here's what I've got. This is a photo of the quilt from the side...it's 5 blocks wide by 6 blocks long.

It took a bit of doing to arrange the blocks so the colors were (somewhat) evenly distributed and so that there were no same blocks next to each other.

I had my design consultants helping me...yeah, Allegra and Tag. They both thought I was putting these pieces down for them to lay on...walk on...drool on...lick on. Criminey!!!! ~grin~ Good thing this isn't a swap quilt...and that it will be washed when it's all put together.

I've got the blocks sewn into rows...now to sew the rows together.

Week 5 & 6 will be getting the backing ready, then putting it all together and do the quilting. I am going to do the wavy line quilting like I did on my mini...and with that same variegated thread. I think it'll be exactly right.

Week 7, I'm guessing, will be to sew the binding on. Then...DONE!

The fabrics I'm using are from the FRESH collection by Deb Strain. I love it. Working outside of my box...really outside!
Bren did the same thing...chose really bright and fun fabrics.


rachel griffith said...

oh i love it!!!
can't wait to see it all {wavy} quilted!!!

kelley said...

just when I was getting over the shock of seeing Bren's quilt...thud...

Anonymous said...

Very nice work! Joyce

dexmangoldens said...

nice work and love the bright colors, even though they go with nothing I have.