Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Easy Street Part 1




Well, I started the Mystery quilt with Bonnie Hunter, like I needed to start another project.  My convincing argument is that while I am busy sewing samples for next years classes (so excited about them), I needed something different to sew and that did not need me to do maths or any other hard thinking.  Plus I do use now Bonnie's Leader and Enders process and am in that rhythm and needed something for these.  So this Mystery quilt is my Leader/ Ender project


My colours choices are similar to Bonnie's, but mine has a Christmas twist.  I have kept the aqua and green but have changed the purple to red.  I am using grey but not as a single fabric, I have collected a few different prints and love the variety.  My background is just solid white, Bonnie's is a variety of white with black print fabrics.






I have started Part 1 but not all that is required.  I am supposed to make about 180-190 4 patches with only 2 colours.  Well over the weekend in between all other stuff, I managed to get 63 made.  I do have about the same number cut ready to be sewn into 4 patches, but I feel i need more variety with my grey fabrics.





My plan is to get some of each part done, not all of it unless of course possible.  I do want to make the whole quilt, because it is a big quilt and I can't seem to make smaller ones.  I do need to collect some more fabrics for each colourway to get a good scrappy (controlled) feel, and hopefully done by Xmas (not stating which year though)

I am linking with Bonnie's blog, so go over and check out all the other work being done and the different takes on colour choices, I am at number 153 omg... love it

6 comments:

  1. Love your doing it Christmasey, didn't think to do it that colorway, Can't wait to see how it all turns out!

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  2. I love your sparky fabric! Can't wait to see it progress!

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  3. Your Christmas colors are so very pretty!

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  4. Beautiful colors Fiona, this will be fun watch the quilt evolve.

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  5. I love the reds you've chosen. Looking forward to step 2.

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  6. I love seeing what everyone has pulled out for the background and their choice for constant! Thank you for sharing yours, Sharyn

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