Monday, 19 October 2015

Quiet quilt: 9x9

I have 9 blocks now: 3 circles and 6 of the little 9 patches. I am minded right now to sew them into bigger 9 patches.  I know I thought I was going to do that with the last quilt and went in a completely different direction but I am back with the idea now.  I laid them out on the floor: you can see the differences in size that result from cutting freehand!


If I'm keeping these in this formation I will have to add bits to fill in the gaps.  These are just lying on top of the bronze fabric at the moment.


I think I will sew this together and maybe make a couple more sets like this.  I doubt I'll make the whole quilt like this, but it will give me some units to play around with.

Linking up with Design Wall Monday at Patchwork Times.

8 comments:

  1. The bronze does set of the blocks nicely compared to your more neutral carpet. I'm curious what new direction will strike you as you continue to work on the project.

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  2. It's like watching a puzzle go together, surprises and 'Aha!' moments.

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  3. I think this is my favorite of what you've done before. It's very compelling!

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  4. Being contrary, as ever, I prefer them on the carpet to the bronze backing! (I think it makes the circles more prominent.) But I know that whatever you do it won't look like either picture by the time you've finished!! Feels like an exciting project is coming together :)

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  5. Am really liking this - especially with the bronze. am curious - roughly what size is it at this point?

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    1. Kat, you are a no reply blogger, so I'm hoping you will check back here for the answer. If you want to, drop me a line with an email address and I'll reply directly another time. It's about 20" square right now and I'm glad you like it. :-)

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  6. I love the pale duck egg blue with the bronze , it had a lovely subtle shimmer

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