Thursday, July 12, 2012

At the flimsy stage

A bit slow in getting to this point, but nonetheless a flimsy has emerged.  

This is what it looked like after adding colour.  As the piece had a fair amount of colour already I added the white with black and white circles, and trying to make it a bit bigger and less square, added the two yellow strips.

Next, Serendipity.. hmmm...  using the floor to see this layout, and I think it will work, two different purple pieces, the 4.5" green made squares and the 3.5" mauve strips interspersed  with some on the yellow and turquoise bits.  A liked it more at this point before putting the bits together.


And the final flimsy.  I think it will (it had better!) improve with quilting!  I wanted to make it as big as possible without spending any more time on it (a mistake!).  I have loved the process, thank-you.


7 comments:

  1. Karen,
    I really like the angles on this quilt- what a fun dynamic! That bottom strip with the blues draws my eye back to the blues in the center! This is one very cool quilt! Congrats!

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  2. another stunning quilt... I am feeling way out of my depth now, everyone has put out professional standard quilts, and I am floundering about as a novice does, However, you are all great inspirational quilters, so next challenge I will pick up my standards and open my eyes a bit more x

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  3. Great quilt. Love the angles and the way your eye travels around to the various elements of the design. Nice job.

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  4. What a great finish! This quilt top is so happy, isn't it? Love it.

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  6. I love your borders that don't go all the way to the ends! This entire piece is simply full of delights from every angle. Congrats on your fine work.

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  7. This quilt is just so eye catching. I love the polka dots and the arrangement of the units. Great job!

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