Friday, June 17, 2011

The making of a quilt

This is my new quilt top....
Another one to add to the PILE of unquilted TREASURE!!!

A quilt sometimes begins with an experiment....

A question.....

An idea!!!!

How would it work to just sew some scraps right onto some paper
without marking???!!!

There were enough blocks to DREAM about a quilt....

Then.......there were enough!!!!!


Thought I'd STOP with this border....

But it wasn't QUITE right.

so I added another.

Quilts begin with only ONE block.
then.....

they GROW.....

And become something wonderful!!!!

26 comments:

  1. They grow, just like pineapples =o) looks great! an extra border often does the trick!

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  2. It was a treat to watch this quilt grow - borders really do add to this one.

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  3. Beth, Amen.....Amen! AMEN!!!!!!! A type of fairytale.....And then the Princess and the Pea gets another lovely for his bed! Thank you for your blog, it is so marvellous! Love, Em

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  4. The borders are PERFECT and the quilt is stunning... congratulations!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous. Love all the colours, well done!

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  6. And this one absolutely says Wonderful! Must be the all the happy colors.

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  7. Really really wonderful! I love it! And the tutorial is great!!! Thank you Beth

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  8. Very pretty blocks. I love the different colors in the pineapples. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. I have a thing for pineapple quilts and this one is great.
    I love your color choices

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  10. What a fantastic quilt...the colors are wonderful!

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  11. And, oh Beth, it is WONDERFUL!! I may have to try 'just one block', I've never gotten the hang of paper-piecing. :/

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  12. WOW!!!! Your strip borders really make the quilt. It is just beautiful. Hugs.

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  13. It just looks fabulous!!!!! The colors are wonderful.

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  14. I love this quilt, Beth! You did an awesome job - and the borders are just right!!!

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  15. I like this one too. Very cheerful.

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  16. Love this quilt, Beth! So many beautiful colors...once again, great job!

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  17. Just beautiful! I love the cheery colors you've used. And great tutorial as well. Thank you.

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  18. Something wonderful says it all. Thanks for the link to the tutorial. I always wanted to know how this block went together. Selina

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  19. Wonderful indeed! Thanks for sharing the process.

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  20. This is totally fantastic! I loved the first block and then all the rest of them came together to make this beautiful quilt. I love the borders, as well. Fantastic!

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  21. Wonderful is just the right word! This is stunning! I love the traditional pattern with the wonderfully colorful fabrics!

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  22. I think this is the best quilt you have made, it is absolutely gorgeous!!! I love the colors, and the design, it's simply stunning. Way to go! =)

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  23. I adore these blocks. I keep coming back just to stare at them. It is like I can't get enough of them! The colors are beautiful. I thought it was time I told you so!

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