Sunday, January 13, 2013

Big Modern

Recently, I had a tremendous amount of fun quilting on a big king size modern quilt.  With lots of white space, there was ample room to play with textures and patterns.  As it was very asymmetrical, it was a bit of a challenge to have the patterns flow but in the end, it all came together and was loved by the customer!

The customer wanted very modern, geometric quilting so I knew I was going to get some practice in on tight fills.

But to really work the eye, I also wanted to have some open spaces.

Of course, Clamshells had to be fit in somewhere....

I really tried to fill this quilt with quilting to make the eye travel. I even literally quilted pathways!

Caution...exploding blocks!

Love the effect of them surrounded by all the various straight line quilting.

......can you tell I had fun!

The quilt is SO big, I was unable to get a photograph of it in its entirety.  But I do know it will be shown at the EMQG February meeting and will be displayed at the Pioneer Quilter's Show here in Eugene in April.  I'm sure I will have more pictures to share of it in the future.

I don't always show pictures of my quilting here on my blog.  If you would like to see more, my Facebook page is where I usually feed these types of photos to.  You never know what will be next!


Schulz Family said...

I love the quilting that you have done on this. The variety is fantastic. Thanks heaps for visiting my blog

Pat Merkle said...

Love your wonderful, bold, modern quilting. I found you through FMQ Friday, yay!

MC said...

Your quilting has given the white space so much texture. Great job!

Gwyned Trefethen said...

What a variety of patterns and textures. The quilting makes the quilt a show stopper.

Aubrie S said...

So many fascinating patterns playing off each other. This must be stunning to see in its entirety. I'll definitely check out your Facebook page!

Connie said...

Beautiful quilting and I love all the different patterns!

LynCC said...

I absolutely love the quilting you've done on this! Do you mind if I take a couple of ideas and see if they work on a quilt I need to FMQ? I'm loving the circles on the lines in particular.

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