It finishes at 72″ X 90″ – it shall definitely need borders! And since I have run out of the grey printed background fabric, will have to make do with grey solid. Everything is going into cold storage now – I have a son getting married in exactly two months’ time 🙂 I must add […]
So now only 11 blocks left for my Just Takes 2 quilt! Some of these 11 are the toughest ones 😦 28 have already been joined sewn together- quarter of the quilt top done! Meanwhile, here are the rest!
Today I cut and pieced 3 blocks of my Just takes 2 quilt! I shall assemble them tomorrow. They are all paper foundation pieced and came up fast… These cute aeroplane blocks shall also have some applique add-ons. Here is the third – the bear’s paw block ! I shall do the back basting for an […]
Completed this block today, adding the triangles… And this – it was foundation pieced! I did the y-seams by hand. Probably need to rip the bottom right corner, and re-sew it! The pieces were already cut and yet it took more than four hours to construct! I am tired 😦 And I hate paper foundation piecing […]
The progress on my just takes 2 mystery quilt has been painfully slow 😦 The mystery quilt by Gay Bomers of http://www.sentimentalstitches.net and Brenda of Dear Jane ran through 2012, and the last set of the 100 blocks that make up this quilt, and suggestions for the border were revealed this month ! I am […]
Here are two of my favourite blocks from the Just takes 2 quiltalong -(http://justtakes2.com/about-the-quilt/) Feathered Star Loved this block – and the way it magically emerges from the nine patches. First time I did y-seams too, were quite simple! This block really was not as intimidating as it looks, because the perfect instructions. I did […]
I thought I had saved captions to all the photos, but obviously I am doing something wrong! These are pictures of blocks from a mystery quilt at http://justtakes2.com/about-the-quilt/
So these days I am working on a mystery red and white quilt from http://justtakes2.com/about-the-quilt/ The quilt started on New Year’s day and new blocks come up every 1st and 15th. Though, mine is not a red and white quilt! I saw this grey printed poplin fabric in Jodhpur in December end and bought 6 metres of […]