Saturday, 11 October 2008

Doll Quilt Swap No. 5

Okay - be warned - this post is so messy I just want to close my eyes and make it go away - but I need to get some lunch so: first para. of underlined stuff is not meant to be and then every photo is on some neck-crunching angle! AAAAArg - but do read on if you must.

I'm in and I have my partner!

This is a quick turnaround - but I have a good idea of what I am going to do - I have always loved the pattern 'Lady of the Lake'

Inspired by this -
and using some stash I hope to produce something Very different to my usual - I don't often do scrap quilts but I really like them - I think it is the stress of putting strange colours and patterns together and hoping they work out.

The pattern instructions can be seen here - but I want it 'on point' with darks on the bottom as the lake - I think the effect is so much better. If I do two large triangles across and two down hopefully it won't be too big for a doll quilt - I shall think of it as more of a wall hanging and definitely do the hanging points on the back. (which now I can't find my link to that piece of essential knowledge!)

I love this pattern

from here:

I bought this book:
I love this one too:


trashalou said...

Can you recommend a good chiropractor? ;-)

Anonymous said...

Ooo this is very inspirational! I'm also in DQS5 although I'm a little intimidated! I'm fairly new to quilting and the swap is full of big names... I hope I get you as my partner though! :p That quilt is gorgeous.

Thanks for stopping by my blog - I took a nice amble through yours too and I can't wait to read more!

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