Monday, May 6, 2019

Design Wall Monday - May 6, 2019

Triangles, triangles, triangles.....and they are yet too small for the design wall.

Since I make small quilts and doll quilts, people sometimes give me their leftover fabric bits, and I am working on some of them this week.  My friend Gretchen Weaver, (Blog) , gave some to me last fall at a retreat.  Gretchen is a fantastic quilter, and has just finished hand quilting a wonderful quilt - called "Pastor's Attic".  I marvel at her skills!  

But back to the triangles:  The white triangles with the little sprigs of spring flowers on them that Gretchen handed to me have been matched to some of my stash pink fabrics, and now I am beginning to play with arrangements.  The fun begins!

I have a great striped fabric that I'd like to use as sashing, but we will see where the triangles lead me.  

What is on your design wall this week?  

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Kate said...

Very pretty! You found the perfect match to that plaid. Happy stitching this week.

Gretchen Weaver said...

Can't wait to see how you set these little HST's! I look forward to seeing the mini quilt next fall. But maybe it won't be a mini, there were a LOT of those triangles! Love the stripe. Happy Stitching!

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

Yes, Gretchen's work is beautiful and so is yours,Judy!

Wendy Caton Reed said...

They look delicious to me! Aren't quilting friends the best?!

For the love of geese said...

I love the prospective sashing fabric.

Quilter Kathy said...

That is just the most fun to have a scrappy fabric gift from a friend!

Nann said...

Your little triangles are sparkly and fun! I look forward to seeing what they turn into.

Sara said...

Those triangles are fun done with a plaid.

LuAnn said...

Hi Judy I used your basket quilt top from the retreat as my Design Wall Monday photo and told about it in my blog post. I have made 24 of those little baskets so far and have a few more cut. I love what you're doing with Gretchen's triangles. It was nice to get to visit with you in Shipshewana.