Monday, September 17, 2012

On My Design Floor

I've had these Hawaiian fabrics in my stash for a few years coming up with just the right plan for the large, beautiful prints.  Since I joined pinterest I started a board for large print quilts and that has helped me to easily see different ideas that I could use for these fabrics.
 I can't find the name for the one I used as my inspiration, so here it is as is.
These are the 2 squares in this quilt.  It is a great scrappy quilt.
 

 It took me 2 hours to do all the cutting and then about 3 hours to get it sewn this far.


 As you can see from this picture, I came up one square short.  Now how did I do that?  I might just shorten the quilt, or if I want to take the time, make another square.


Maybe I'll even get it sewn together today.

3 comments:

  1. Thank you for this post!!! I live in Hawaii and I have tons of "aloha" scraps. This inspires me to do something with them. So simple, yet so visually beautiful!

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  2. I've collected tropical fabrics for years and recognize some of yours! I like how you've "windowed" all the fabrics and I may need to do something similar for a quilt for me! I keep making quilts for others, while my wonderful collection of these fabrics have been waiting to be showcased.

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