Giant Curves: New Quilt Top
Ok. that is alot alot alot of CURVES. I showed you how I was drafting the pattern and setting in the seams in the last post. I decided to prep everything first to make curved seams as easy as possible in a “chain piecing” fashion.
I only used 3 pins per seam: one pin at each end point and one pin at the apex of the curves.
I also worked in a manner to have all the “middles” done at once, then all the “second arches” on the background, then join those three units. Very factory-like construction over here in big curve land.
It was working out. I have every kind of color mixed with every other kind. And, like all scrap-bin projects, this one was a walk down memory lane. Oooh, I got this one fabric from my very first fabric.com order in 2005. And Oh, this piece right here is from Melanie Testa, last May. And This one over here is from Art Gallery when I was working with their bag pattern division. I’m gonna super love this quilt.
Remember, the blocks are 18″ square, so this quilt is roughly 72″ x 90″. That is a big quilt for me. Man, I need to press some blocks….
And all I need to do is get these blocks arranged where like colors aren’t touching & stitch it together. …. oh and quilt it and bind it and wash it for shrinkle…. But really, I’m in the home stretch. Hopefully, I can have it quilted over Christmas. Stay tuned.
If you have any quilting motif /design ideas, feel free to share them in the comments. I have a couple ideas, but I’m not too sure which way I’m gonna go.