Monday, April 30, 2012

DWM - Saturday Sampler

The Sampler is coming along.
It's taking some fiddling to use the panel {not in the pattern.} Two of the words are 18", so they fit on the medallion with no issue. Mother and Sister will need a tiny strip to fit.
I thought I had a good idea for the corners, but now I'm reconsidering. The colors blend too much with the blocks {see: bottom}, so I'm going to remove one row and sash it with the white {see: top}.
Then I have to fill the four setting squares...then I have to figure out the setting triangles...and corners... And this is why you should follow the pattern on BOMs!

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7 comments:

  1. Well, maybe you should follow the BOM if you want to look just like the original but if you want to make it your own you strike out! I think it will be well worth all the work, it already looks so special.

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  2. Lovely quilt-lovely medallion...I wonder if using the yellow in all 4 setting squares wouldn't solve your problem.

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  3. I like the panels. You've got some great ideas for the corner blocks. Branching out and doing your own thing can be frustrating, but then you get a quilt that is uniquely you. That for me makes all the rework and work arounds so worht it. This one is looking good.

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  4. Hi Kate! Wow...it looks great to me! It also looks like you've put a lot of happy hours into making this quilt! ♥♥♥

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  5. Looking good. and I have a problem sticking to a pattern. Your ideas are super.

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