Home Sweet Home Quilt Along
- Block 1 - My Home
- Block 2 - Lapacek's Orchard
- Block 3 - House by the Bay
- Block 4 - My Tilted House
- Block 5 - Two Trees
- Block 6 - Tree of Life
- Block 7 - Under the Moreton Bay Fig
- Block 8 - A Wonky Modern House
- Block 9 - Scrappy Trees
- Block 10 - A Home for the Birds
- Block 11 - The Happy Tree
- Block 12 - the little house
- Block 13 - Three Trees
- Block 14 - Under the Apple Tree
- Block 15 - A Home for Hoot
- Block 16 - Branch Sweet Branch
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- BONUS - Acid Cottage
- BONUS - Marcia's Crazee Patch House
- BONUS Block - Rippling Pond
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To see more about how I created the middle of this quilt check out my first POST.
It was time for round 2 of this gorgeous Celebration Quilt that we’re making at the 2012 Quilts By Barb Retreat Get Away Weekend.
Initially I thought I would make my stars in this turquoise and make the next strip around in a grey that went with the main fabric. I rarely second guess myself – I very much an initial ‘gut’ decision maker…but this time I had a secondary ‘gut’ reaction that said it just wasn’t working.
I stood away from my design wall to help in my decision making.
I decided to go with my second gut feeling and do the coordinating stripe and the hand-dyed fabric. Now to finish up the corners of this piece – which means more decisions to make! I created four different options and I’ll show you a close up to the corners so you can see even better…Lower left – Green Typewriter print fabric with the backside of a darker over-dyed fabric. Upper right – Green Typewriter Fabric with the front side of a darker over-dyed fabric. Upper left – Turquoise corners with the backside of the over-dyed fabric. Lower Left – Turquoise corners with the frontside of the over-dyed fabric. After hanging on my wall for a few days and also making sure my gut decision was the right one by checking in on Diane’s gut for what I should go for I finally decided to…
Next – I have to decide on the final round of this quilt (unless I decide to border it…)
Do you think I made the right decisions?
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