Tuesday, August 18, 2015

what a difference a day makes!


After standing back and looking for a day, I worked out what was wrong with this quilt top! And it was so simple to fix... I unpicked one light pink block that was glaring at me and replaced it with a pretty peach/brown one. It seems to all blend together a bit better now, and I'm much happier too! 








Quilt Top Stats:
Fabrics used included Anna Maria Horner, Kaffe, Denyse Schmidt 
and assorted others from my pre- modern stash.
My colour scheme was a selection of blues combined with brown 
with the brown values ranging from peach, orange, brown, and cranberry. 
Finished quilt top size - it's big -  2m x 1.75m!

Linda from kokaquilts



7 comments:

  1. Oh so gorgeous! I agree, standing back and giving some time definitely helps. In the end I want to be happy with my decisions.. Your rail fence looks like silk tapestry from some exotic place!

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  2. Such a comforting combination! I have all my strips cut out, just have to start sewing them. Family vacation last week, feeding grandkids this week.

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  3. Really wonderful! I'm in the process of editing colors in my son's rail fence, too.

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  4. Thank you, for all the above comments! I have loved making this quilt... it's such a fun & easy pattern, lots of versions out there now, and - the best bit - no two are alike!
    If you have been tempted but not made a start yet, I urge you to play along too! Linda

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  5. Ah I see now which pink one was removed, I shall be going through the same process after making up three morse blocks today. Your quilt is full of great mix of fabrics - lovely.

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    1. Thanx Maureen! I'm really tempted to try another one, maybe with a bit more of that cultural fusion mix.
      {note to self : think more texture & more movement!}

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