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Friday, October 17, 2008

Doll Quilt Beginnings

Two posts in two days. Maybe I'm getting back on track ... or not ... find out next week, I guess.

Here's the beginning of my quilt for the Doll Quilt Swap 5.

dqs5 getting started

My partner has a similar style to my own ... bright and cheerful. As soon as I saw her blog this idea of columns of color mixed with columns of flowers came to mind and, so far, it's turning out exactly as I'd hoped. I'm having a lot of fun with this ... the small scale is so much less intimidating than a large quilt ... it's so much easier to just go for it.

dqs5 getting started

I'm not sure yet what the back and binding will be. I believe the quilting will be random free-motion quilting on the colored columns and just the buttons that'll be the yo-yo flower centers on the white.

Have a great weekend!

7 comments:

  1. This is beautiful! I love bright colors... It's me isn't it? Wahoo! (kidding, I want ALL the DQS5 quilts to me MINE! haha)

    It's beautiful.

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  2. Oh it's lovely and the yo yos are so cute with it!

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  3. delightful! the yoyos are such a clever touch. can't wait to see this one once it's finished. i bought fabrics for the DQ i'm making today and hope to start and finish it sometime next week. you're way way ahead of me!

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  4. This is adorable. Love the colors.
    Teresa

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