I’ve decided to start yet another quilt! We’re doing an à la carte quilting series at the workroom. Since we’re learning a new block every month, I’m going to put all my blocks together and make another sampler quilt.
The Dresden Plate was really fun to put together. I love all the orange petals that radiate from the centre circle. The fabric in the centre circle is from Denyse Schmidt’s Flea Market Fancy collection. It was one of the first bolts of fabrics I bought for the store and is the colour inspiration for my new sampler – grey, orange and brown. It feels very cozy and fall-like.
I’m pretty new to quilting, but it seems perfectly acceptable to have various quilts on the go at different stages of completion. Clearly, I am embracing this notion as there are now 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (this one!) in progress over here.
August 31, 2009 at 10:40 am
August 31, 2009 at 11:24 am
August 31, 2009 at 12:20 pm
August 31, 2009 at 1:54 pm
September 1, 2009 at 10:09 am
September 2, 2009 at 8:36 am
September 2, 2009 at 9:29 am
LOG CABIN at make something
September 3, 2009 at 12:12 am
September 5, 2009 at 9:03 pm
SCHOOLHOUSE at make something
September 21, 2009 at 9:08 am
September 24, 2009 at 1:23 pm
ROAD TO CALIFORNIA at make something
December 14, 2009 at 11:13 am
QUILTING PROJECT LIST at make something
November 25, 2010 at 12:59 pm
With this crisp breeze today, these colours are perfect; the palette of orange and grey against the faux bois is modern and retro all together. Schmidt’s fabric is the perfect centrepiece.
i love it!!
It is sooooo beautiful!
thanks for this post..ive been wanting to do a dresden plate and seeing yours has gotten me to sift thru some fabric to pick my colors too! love it.
great fabric choices!
gorgeous. stunning. i have yet to get even one quilt off the ground.
thanks again for the inspiration.
Beautiful. The color palette/patterns are divine. Nice work. 🙂
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