Monday, August 12, 2013

2011 Challenge: Circles of Love - Boy

big baby quilt in blue angel fabrics


This particular pattern makes a really big quilt! And there are so many triangles in there! No wonder it took awhile to piece, but it's actually been sitting around in my drawers waiting to be quilted for at least a year.

Part of the challenge always is getting the back put together if I'm going to piece it, and there was a lot of piecing in this one, as you can see. I used up some half-square triangles from the front, then big pieces of the various fabrics I made it with. (Because I am trying to get them out of my fabric closet!)

Need to go back to take some closer pics - I did straight lines through the various paths, then free motioned curved-sided squares inside the block centers in a kind of an echo. Didn't draw them on first, which always means there is no telling just how well it's going to come out! Just did a scribble in the border to finish it off because I was so ready to be done. Big quilt in small machine is just tough!


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