Monday, 5 June 2017

Sewing not ironing

Finally, I think I've got it.

Here's the bottom bit with an added stripe:



And here's the left-hand side, with a nice big area of triangles and some wider strips - mostly laid out and not yet sewn, but only because I've got to work out what happens at the top next and I want to add one more bit along the bottom. 

Everything's a bit wrinkly, but it gets folded up and put in a box, and if I ironed it every time it came out my blog would have to be called 'Ironing with a bit of sewing on the side'.

17 comments:

  1. There is no harm in organic, real life photography and presentation of work. Who wants to iron all day?

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  2. Oh this is really progressing beautifully..I like the red striped fabric..adds a lot...hugs, Julierose

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  3. All looks beautifully balanced, this is lovely and those triangles really hit the spot.

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  4. That would be an interesting blog - ironing with sewing on the side

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  5. I'm enjoying this soft gentle process and soft gently quilt.

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  6. Yes, I try to iron as little as possible too. I love the small quarter log blocks peeking out from the field of triangles!

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  7. Yes, you really have got it, Kaja. The balance is looking just right between the high energy redblocks and the more restful blues with the little triangles.

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  8. Yes you are on your way with this quilt. I love especially these green stripes. And for ironing: I never put back a work on progress in a box for that my working space is always a mess. :-( perhaps I should start to love wrinkly pieces.

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  9. Yes you are on your way with this quilt. I love especially these green stripes. And for ironing: I never put back a work on progress in a box for that my working space is always a mess. :-( perhaps I should start to love wrinkly pieces.

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  10. You are on a roll now! It is really starting to come together. I like that long piece of striped blue fabric. It brings cohesion to the piece and helps the elements relate to each other. Excellent work!

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  11. I like the way you are quietly adding more value contrast. Great fabric choices and interesting to watch this develop.

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  12. Ironing wih a bit of sewing on the side......I love it!

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  13. I agree, you're getting some good balance. I enjoy the progress. I love the warm red.

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  14. I really like how the stripes and plaids complement the floral bits. And the effect of the triangles on the housetop blocks--they really make an calming "background" even though there's really a lot going on in them. Love the unpressed picture. Real life!

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  15. Looking good!!! I love the vintage vibe this has.

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