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Mondrian Quilt II

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Funky, Casual, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabrics, cotton/poly batting

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What are you most proud of? I designed it myself, and I think it turned out well - the color balance and whatnot. The quilting of the color blocks is just simple parallel lines, 2 inches apart, in different directions on each block. I also got the nerve up to FMQ some stippling along the outer border. I think it looks good, considering it was my first actual attempt to stipple a real quilt, because I had been practicing for a few weeks on scraps. I really do like the way everything turned out on this project. I look at it and can't help but smile. **Patting myself on the back**

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Color is your friend! Big blocks of bright color, framed in black - how can you go wrong?? Just try it and you will be pleasantly surprised by the final result. It is a simple quilt to put together, and the machine quilting can be as simple or as complex as you want it.

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Cool! Love the block design!

07/28/2012 Flag

Great Mondrian design - color blocks are a good way to practice free motion quilting - lots of space to work with

07/28/2012 Flag

Nice quilt back - I actually just did something similar on 2 quilts I was finishing up today. I usually have several quilt tops done and then get around to the backs and the quilting. I really like the extra interest the strip gives.

09/24/2012 Flag

I had extra tops lying around too, my only issue with that is they never seemed to get finished/quilted, so I am forcing myself to not start a new project until I finish the current one. It's hard! So many quilt tops to piece, so little time. LOL

09/25/2012 Flag

Thank you for sharing this fabulous quilt. I had never heard of Mondrian quilts so did some research. This is definitely for me. I love primary colours and solid fabrics. This is definitely on my "must do" list.

05/18/2013 Flag

Thank you, Ladymax... I don't know if the term is even a real term, I just named my project after the artist. Yes, I do love those big blocks of color as well. Check out the first Mondrian quilt I made - it is almost an exact copy of one of the ortist's most famous pieces. This project here was Mondrian "inspired". I would love to see your Mondrian quilt when you finish it! They are fun and easy to make, so go for it!

05/18/2013 Flag

Wow! You should pat yourself on the back because this is a great quilt. What was your inspiration? It reminds me of the Austin Powers 'Mod' movement. Lol. Have you given any thought of selling your pattern for this quilt?? Just saying . . . SarahB

01/12/2014 Flag