Quilt Transformation – part two
May 8, 2011 § Leave a comment
What began as a blendy, rainbow type quilt has ended as a red quilt. I have to say that it surprises me a bit because I don’t generally gravitate towards red*. Don’t get me wrong, red is a lovely color, but I think it’s more than fair to say that I wouldn’t make a red quilt just “because”.
I completely forgot to snap a photo of the quilt while I was auditioning the sashing and cornerstones but, oh, well. It took me a while to decide on the borders. This quilt is made entirely of scraps (except a few pieces like the sashing) so it seemed appropriate to have a scrappy border.
To answer what may come to mind** – no, the center blocks are not paper pieced and yes, the edges are all bias. A lot of patience, practice and precision required if you intend to duplicate. The sashing keeps the quilt from getting wonky and wavy. The edges of the border are all bias as well so I stay-stitched along the edge.
* let it be known that my favorite color is blue and has been since I was about six.
** yes, I should take another photo of the blocks so I don’t have a thread in the middle but, quite frankly, I’m very proud of this quilt and want to share it as quickly as possible. woot, woot!!!