Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 »
InstructionsWith the bright colors in this quilt top, I selected a more pastel blue for the sashing in order to give the eye a rest. (Speaking of rest, you won't get much sleep with these bright colors!!). The blue was also a great separation when I added the brick border. This was a fun, fun project for me and I learned so much. Now....for the quilting. I am new to machine quilting, so cross your ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Whimsical, Funky
I used a stack of fat quarters that I had in my stash.
What was your inspiration?
I saw some beautiful Carribean style dishes with mostly blue/green/yellow colors and that is where it started. The other colors just kinda got added as the quilt progressed. It reminds me of the Carribean islands....I wish I had a beach bungelow on one of the islands to use this quilt...LOL!!
What are you most proud of?
That I finished the blocks and got it put together, as there were many techniques new to me. Some blocks I liked more than others, but I valued every lesson that came with every block. I feel like I really progressed....now let's see how I do with the quilting. Yikes.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
I would advise to take your time and to re-read (re-watch) the instructions as many times as you need to prior to starting. I hate the seam ripper!!