Friday, November 29, 2013

Perseverance Prevails Quilt

While it's a little out of season, I am pleased as punch with my latest quilt. When I first started reading quilting blogs, the Internet was awash with red and neutral half-square triangle quilts, such as this one by Allison of Cluck Cluck Sew. When I signed up for Katie Pedersen's Half-Square Triangle class over two years ago, I figured it was the perfect time to get started. However, the local quilt store provided the class materials list for a different class, so I started off the project with the wrong yardage. Then I decided to make two different sizes of half-square triangle blocks, 2.5 inches and 5 inches. Between the itty-bitty blocks and the level of scrappiness that I was going for, the making of this quilt ended up taking longer than I would have liked. However, perseverance prevails and now it's finished! Even better, my little quilter-in-training loves it and was more than happy to help with the photoshoot. It took some time, but now I have a new quilt that the entire family can enjoy.
 



 

12 comments:

  1. It's gorgeous! Congrats on a beautiful finish. I especially love your little helper in training's boots in the pics. Have a great weekend!

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  2. Yay! I know this finish has been a long time coming, but it's so worth it! Love the whole family getting in on the photo shoot! ;-)

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  3. Oh, I want this quilt! :o) It's so delicious looking - my favourite colour combination. Congrats on a beautiful finish.

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  4. This quilt looks amazing. I love how your quilting emphasizes the diagonals.

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  5. This is such a pretty quilt:)

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  6. What a fun and inspiring quilt!

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  7. I love the effect of the different sized triangles, it must feel so great to have this finished after so long.

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  8. I like how you mixed up the sizes. That really adds to the overall appearance!

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  9. Very pretty! Also, I'm jealous of your outdoors. (We're in between snow and melted snow, so basically it just kind of looks gross and dirty.)

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