So, to get right to it--I've finished the Intricate Stitches quilt top! Here it is:
This is the final quilt top from last year's Rainbow Scrap Challenge project, Intricate Stitches. It has a *ton* of pieces and a lot of different colors of hand-dyed fabrics, and I am very happy with how it turned out. I'm still a bit unsure about the dark frames for the blocks, but looking at it all together I think it makes the blocks stand out a lot better. They would get lost in the quilt without frames and I didn't like any of the other colors I tried.
|Nothing like a little wind! The freezing rain started as I was taking this picture.|
The colorful fabrics in this quilt are all hand-dyes from Vicki Welsh. These were wonderful fabrics to work with and even stood up to the ripping that inevitably happened. The backgrounds are just Kona white and the block frames are also Kona, a beautiful blue called Celestial. My quilt top finished at just about 65 by 65.
I really had a great time all year making this quilt, and I learned a lot. And I really want to make more of these blocks! I can see a quilt made with any one of them. Can't you just picture repeats of any of these blocks as a whole quilt? I think the feathered star on the right is calling my name! And speaking of names--I think the name of this quilt might be "It's Complicated." Happy to hear any better suggestions!
|Okay, I give up!|
Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. My plan for the weekend is a nice nap, followed by something warm to drink, and then another nap. Isn't that a nice plan? I'll actually be scrubbing the bathtub or getting groceries or something, but it's good to have a plan!
Sharing at Finished or Not Friday, crazy mom quilts, Confessions of a Fabric Addict, and soscrappy for RSC16.