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Yesterday I worked some more on a project I took on earlier this month. Here is the picture of the completed quilt from the Craftsy website:
It's a pretty quilt - lots of y-seams, but I can deal with those. The worst part of this quilt was cutting it out! It is made from a jelly roll, and there were was a color chart and a color illustration of the three different blocks, plus partial blocks, but that was it. Trying to keep all the strips organized and cut out the pieces was a nightmare. I tried cutting out a sample block, but it was too crazy trying to pull the strips out of the pile and get them back in order again. So I got out those design boards I made and used them to cut out all the pieces at once.
They give this quilt an intermediate rating, but I think it should be advanced. I finished a couple blocks yesterday after finishing the cutting and they look great so far! I'm looking forward to filling my design wall as I go, I know it will be beautiful.
Happy St. Patrick's day :)
This is my Floral Irish Chain quilt - one of the few green quilts I've made! This pattern was one of the first I wrote - it's almost a mini with the pieced blocks that make up this quilt being only 5 inches square - that makes the individual pieces finishing at 1 inch. The great thing is that it's all strip pieced so you are never handling individual squares. That makes it a lot easier. I think strip piecing is really one of my favorite techniques.
I have several quilts waiting to be quilted today, so I guess I'd better get busy - hope your day is a good one!