Monday, September 9, 2019

Design Wall Monday, September 9, 2019

Yikes, I forgot to post my Monday AM post last night.  I usually write it before I go to bed.  But please forgive me, I'm old.  (I used to do things like this when I was young too, but now I feel I have an excuse).  lol

So, since I'm not at my design wall, let me show you a quilt I liked from the recent Grand Rapids AQS exhibit.  There was a group of quilts off to one side that were entirely hand pieced and hand quilted......my favorites!

This was an Ocean Waves quilt with great colors:


I loved the pinwheel centers, the hourglass setting squares, and the touch of cheddar that added so much to the quilt.  Here's the full quilt:


I had to study it for a bit to decide if the cheddar was random, or placed in a certain spot....and saw that there was a "pattern" to the cheddar placement.
It is always the middle triangle of the hst strip that is towards the light part of the hourglass block.  It is such a beautiful quilt.  Two more pictures:



What are working on this week?  I am back in Grand Rapids, and am organizing the small/doll quilts again.  I have a goal of having a label and hanging triangles on each one, and there is a pile of them waiting for me to get that done.

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13 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing photos of the Ocean Waves quilt. The consistent yellow HST really make it snap!

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  2. P.S. It took me a while to realize that after setting a time-to-publish you have to also press "publish"!

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  3. Such a beautiful Ocean Waves quilt. I love the bright colors which is rare in older quilts. Thank you for sharing. I disagree with you - You are NOT old :-)

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  4. That is a beautiful Ocean Waves quilt--love the cheddar and red together as the featured fabrics. Thanks for sharing, and hosting!

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  5. sometimes I even write the post to drop in on a certain time, but forget to publish! No worries!
    LeeAnna

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  6. I think the cheddar in that quilt is what really made it come alive. It's gorgeous!

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  7. (I used to do things like this when I was young too, but now I feel I have an excuse). lol Oh so me, too. Great quilt there.

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  8. Thanks for sharing the antique quilt photo, Judy, especially for the close ups of the hand quilting! Beautiful workmanship!

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  9. that Ocean Waves is lovely--thanks for sharing...hugs, Julierose

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  10. I see why you liked it. Magnificent! I too like that bit of cheddar.

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  11. Hi Judy, thanks for sharing that lovely hand quilted beauty.

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  12. Wow, that is one mighty beautiful quilt! I'm working on a series of tote bags, some with zippered cat block pockets quilted before being added to the totes. Just 3 more to go!

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