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Monday, September 4, 2017

Design Wall Monday - September 4, 2017

My fellow blogger at Huckleberrystitches.blogspot.com, Tilda,  has chosen a doll quilt called "Honeybee" to challenge people to make in August.  It's in a book by Kathleen Tracy, and I looked at her quilt, and decided to make a replica of the vintage quilt that Kathleen Tracy had patterned her doll quilt after.  My doll quilt is 15 inches square, before I quilt and bind it.

Here's a picture of my doll quilt top, not quilted yet:




Here's a picture of the original quilt:




And here's a picture of the quilt Kathleen Tracy calls "Honeybee.":



I like all three, but then I like all doll quilts, don't I?

What are you working on this week?  I am looking forward to seeing all the pictures in your links.








9 comments:

  1. Another excellent rendition!

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  2. They are all gorgeous doll quilts. Love Kathleen Tracy's work. Have fun with your lovely version!

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  3. So sweet! I love any design with some orange peels! :-)

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  4. Very nice, and good use of color. I'm just getting back into quilting after a long hiatus. Do you remember which book it's in?

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    1. Yes, It's in Kathleen Tracy's book "Small and Scrappy".

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    2. Thank you, Small and Scrappy is the only one of KT's books I don't have., no wonder I couldn't find it. Amazon, here I come. I look forward to following your blog again. Love, love, love doll quilts.

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  5. I like how much like the original yours looks, even though the fabrics aren't exactly the same. You did a great job with it.

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  6. All three are pretty. You did a great job of reproducing the original.

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  7. Wow, your fabrics are nearly identical to the originals! You must have a fantastic stash of reproduction prints to work with. I really love this one; very pretty!

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