Saturday, March 11, 2017

What a difference a year makes

It's been almost a year since my last post. Life, work, Instagram all vying for my time. But the top I was working on then is finally finished. Backing purchased, washed, ironed and waiting to be cut and sewn together. Debating whether to use batting. It is a coverlet after all. And if so, what's the thinnest I can get.?And how should I quilt this? Was I too optimistic appliquéing 2017 on this? Lots to ponder, but for now I'll enjoy the top being done.

The completed top. These colors seem truer than in the detail shots.

Being optimistic with a 2017 date.

Most of the blocks finished at 4.5 inches.

Fabrics are Basic Grey floral (in 2 colorways) and Grunge in several bright colors.

I surprised myself by doing a lot of applique.