Sunday, 27 November 2016

Still handquilting my circles...

Mind you, given that this is the first of three circle quilts this year, I may be able to use that as a post title until sometime in 2018.

I've not posted about this for a while as I'm trying to avoid endless pictures that all look pretty much the same, but I have been quietly making progress.  I have spent ages worrying about whether I like the way I am quilting this, but have reached a point where I just have to let that go; I have done far too much to reconsider.  It's the blank areas I'm not keen on really, so if push comes to shove I can go back and put in some extra stitching at some point.  


It would look better laid out flat but there was a cat lurking, and I just didn't want to have that argument today!

For the first time in a few weeks I'll link up with Kathy today for Slow Sunday Stitching.

14 comments:

  1. Looks great! Your quilting is adding a neat texture to your circles and the background.

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  2. Your quilting is beautiful!...I've just started mine and had the same thought, if it needs more I'll go back and do it later when I have an idea!

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  3. It is funny how you can chase round the house trying to catch a cat to go the vets for example but when you lay a quilt or a box down - you can assure yourself of success lol
    Now I very much like the quilting your doing, some of the circles look plumped a little by it and somehow even more huggable-around-you.
    Is it the wording strips that bother you, are they the plain areas?
    Maybe you could do strategic French knots lol

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  4. Your quilting is looking great! Can't wait to see the finished quilt!

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  5. This is so pretty, and it really looks nice and soft. I'm sure you're enjoying a good visit with all those gorgeous fabrics again!

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  6. LOL!! I soo admire the fact you stuck to those circles those!! I too love the fabric you chose!

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  7. Lovely quilting. I always find it a puzzle to arrive at the right amount of quilting. If I'm not careful the quilting defeats its own object.

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  8. I like the way it is coming together a lot, personally. And I totally understand the argument with the cat. Sometimes it is just not worth it!

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  9. Great work, I don't mind seeing pictures of progress even if similar to previous photos,
    I enjoy process because that is the real stuff of any project.

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  10. I really like the way you are quilting this. It is so pretty.

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  11. That made me smile... done too much to reconsider :)
    So true! I'm happy to add in more stitches but really dislike removing ones already put in!
    Enjoy your circle quilting!!!

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  12. It's beautiful hand stitching and I'm sure you could use that title for a long time. I like the image of the cat lurking...they do tend to lurk don't they.

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  13. I like the quilting...and love your colors.

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  14. Very pretty! I think the quilting looks lovely!

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