Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Stash Lab Quilt 2 Update

After the detour of the Ducks in the Pond quilt, and the cutting of the snowflakes, I'm back to working on the second project from the Stash Lab book. The pattern on the cover of the book is called The Big Spin, and this is a quarter of the big pinwheel so far:


big pinwheel for The Big Spin

and these piles are the other three quarters.


three quarters of big pinwheel

Notice in that big pinwheel quarter, the dark squares from making fabric 


making fabric squares

make a pinwheel, though they aren't set off very well. 


dark area of big pinwheel

A bit lighter value accompanying fabric would have worked a bit better. Oh well.

And I was hoping to use the lights from making fabric in the light part of the big pinwheel, 


light area of big pinwheel

but opted to cut up yardage instead. But that's a good thing! Those scrap squares will still find a home somewhere in this quilt, just not sure where. First I'll tackle the big pinwheel, and work from there.

Hope to have more updates tomorrow on Midweek Makers. See you then!



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6 comments:

  1. Sometimes you try something and learn. I think the "made fabric" is going to add interest and look forward to seeing how you use the other made fabric squares.

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  2. I am anxiously awaiting to see how this comes out. I really like the colors of the fabrics. The colors definitely give it a "snowflake" feel with all the blues and whites. --Andrea

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  3. That is going to be incredible with the darks and lights.

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  4. I cannot wait to see this quilt come together! The mix of scraps, yardage and made fabric is going to make it so original and interesting! Thanks for sharing!!

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  5. this is going to be pretty amazing hoe I love your scrap blocks and know it will be a wow

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