Thursday, July 05, 2007

WIP - EB Raggedy Edge Quilt Sew-A-Long

Some of the girls from the EB sewing group are doing a quilt sew-a-long, Helen and Andy have the details in their blogs. I am running a bit behind the others, having only just had time to get to Spotlight today to pick out my fabric. Jai was being an absolute angel, but I didn't want to push my luck so tried to pick out something in colours I liked that I thought went well together too. In the end I only found three, but figured that would be enough, bought 70cm of each and came home a spent the next hour cutting them all up (YAY finally got to use the rotary cutter and mat I bought with my birthday voucher!)

I don't think that I have enough different prints to come up with an interesting layout that will still be symmetrical (I like symmetry!) so I think I will end up doing a simple diagonal pattern like this:
Please excuse the photos, the colours have come out a bit strange, but you get the idea ;)

It has actually turned out a bit bigger than I thought it would, but I guess it will shrink a bit after being sewn together.

Tomorrow's task is checking my stash for suitable backing fabric and cutting that into 6.5" sqaures and then attacking the wadding - So hopefully I will be all caught up by the weekend :D



Andrea said...

Oh Natalie, I love the colours! One of your fabrics is in Ellyse's quilt, and funny enough a lady in front of me at SL the other day bought it too!
You will be amazed at how much smaller the quilt gets.

Leah said...

That fabric is amazing! It'll turn out lovely.

AJ said...

Great colour choices have chosen well!!

Helen said...

Natalie I am loving these colours!!!!! Fantastic choice, its going to look stunning! :)

the humming cat said...

Looks great, can't wait to see it sewn together!