WIP Friday

I was having a lot of trouble figuring out what I was going to make for round 2 of the doll quilt swap. You may remember I made my first quilt ever for the first round and Lauri liked it very much — thank goodness. This time my partner has offered no info as far as likes and dislikes and I was just overwhelmed with the possibilities.

WIP - Doll Quilt Swap II Preview

Last weekend my mom and I went to a new-to-us quilt shop where I saw a fat quarter stack of Joel Dewberry‘s new line, chestnut hill in the earth colorway — I actually like the stream colorway better and I think I’ll be hunting some down at some point. I decided to do something rail-fence inspired. I cut out the strips and made twelve blocks but as I was laying them out I was noticing how boring it all looked. Hmmm. Later I was looking at Amy Karol‘s blog and saw a post about a child’s shirt. Wow. I had already been thinking about embroidery and I love those little buttons and I can never get enough french knots and I was well on my way to being inspired. Funny how that happens sometimes.

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8 Responses to “WIP Friday”


  1. 1 Anina July 7, 2007 at 12:17 am

    The colors look wonderful. I can’t wait to see the final result.

  2. 2 Lisa K. July 7, 2007 at 12:39 pm

    Oh, I can’t wait to see it! The colors are really great!

  3. 3 Danielle July 7, 2007 at 9:55 pm

    Tease! I love the colors too …
    (PS — Got the strawberry jam — yummy! Thanks again …)

  4. 4 Laney July 8, 2007 at 5:40 am

    what a pretty color combo. I love that feeling when an idea percolates and then gels into something worth getting your hands busy.

  5. 5 rhembein July 8, 2007 at 1:53 pm

    LOVE those colours! Great shot too!

    ~gyl

  6. 6 amandajean July 8, 2007 at 3:20 pm

    looks great! I love the colors. and good for you making another quilt. any chance of you considering a larger scale one any time soon?

  7. 7 donna July 8, 2007 at 5:53 pm

    You are a tease. The colours look great and can’t wait to see how it turns out.


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