Thursday, November 5, 2015
Pink and Green Basket
I have a lot of grand plans when it comes to quilting that don't quite get fulfilled. I loved this basket block and was going to make 12, once upon a time....
The star and tulip blocks were for another quilt altogether that just happened to be in the same colors. So what is one to do but to put them together and call it a day! All of them are hand appliqued so you know there is some time put in and it would be a shame to waste them.
The flowers have a folk art look that I like and I love the floating berries too.
I only had to make one extra tulip block to make the border work. This pink fabric is a favorite.
I do believe in the original pattern the stars were pieced, but I thought that looked too hard and decided to applique them. Another UFO almost off the list! I have started the machine quilting and am very happy so far.
Both patterns are by Blackbird Designs just in case you NEED to know.
This came in the mail today. Hopefully tonight I will get to read it. My husband is still not feeling well and needs my love and attention (-: