Friday, November 26, 2010

Big Finish!

It's been awhile since I had a quilt top to show.

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Our local quilt shop published a pattern this fall called "Is It Done Yet?"  There's a story in that title I think.  Here I have some blocks on the design wall.  I used polka dot fat quarters from last year's guild meetings.

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Here are the blocks put together with sashing into rows.  Hmmm.  Look at that mess on the top.  Guess I need to do some cleaning.  Ahem.

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I tried out several fabrics for the outer border.  This happens to be one of the fabrics used in blocks, but it doesn't really pop.  Fortunately I found one that does aaaand I had enough in my stash.  That never happens!  It's called Chocolate Lollipop - how yummy is that?

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And here is the final product, along with our lovely models Barney and Jake!  I'm thinking of calling it "Done Dots" or maybe "Done Gone Dotty."

4 comments:

virtualquilter said...

I am pretty sure that Jake and Barney are thinking "She's done gone dotty!" but what do they know!

Love how the big multi colour dots add a spark to the quilt ... they tie all the colours and the dots together.

Judy B

Kirsten said...

This is wonderful Liz!
First the blocks looked too "retro" for my taste. But in the end the border gave it a complete other look than I expected. I love it!

Annie said...

Barney and Jake have very good taste! That is a fabulous quilt and the border fabric is perfect!

UteV said...

I love it! I would so sleep under that! Way to go!