Monday, March 12, 2018

One More Try


I decided to give the colorwash layout for my 4 patches one more try.



I was somewhat successful this time so my plan is to sew it up!
I made it a bit bigger this time and tried to better focus all the lights toward the center.  I did have to make a lot of the blocks for the very center once I had all of the 4 patches I had made previously up on the wall.  Yep!  I used every last one.

So many of you had some great ideas for using my blocks.  Some suggested using alternate blocks or neutrals but I REALLY wanted this one t be 100% scraps.  Right now I am swimming in bits of fabric so the more I can squeeze into a quilt the better!

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20 comments:

  1. It was definitely worth a second try. It's stunning!

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  2. I love this quilt. The layout of your lighter blocks is just perfect!

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  3. That looks amazing! And it reminds me of my longtime project "Neverending Story". My quilt shall look the same way, but my squares are cut 2"... Which size are your squares?
    Greetings from Germany
    Rike

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  4. Oh, it is just beautiful! Love the glow and colors. It is a joy. Can't wait to see it sewn up.

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  5. Definitely worth the effort!

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  6. This really turned out great. I love your color wash ... and the fact that you stuck to your guns and only used scraps!

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  7. I like this try - it looks like the sun is shining in the center - beautiful!

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  8. As always, you have done an excellent job with your fabrics!

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  9. That's why they say: If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. I'm glad you did. It looks awesome! Kudos! ;^)

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  10. Wonderful! Glad you gave it a another try.

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  11. I like watercolor quilts, but never tried to make one. I would never be able to decide on a layout. Yours looks great.

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  12. That looks wonderful, Cyndy! How many 4 patches is it?!

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  13. I made several radiant nine patches in the past. It's amazing how light the centers need to be and how many fabrics it took for the darks. I like yours with so many colors. Beautiful. Keep up the scrapping.

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  14. Yes! I love it the color fading. It does look like a watercolor painting.

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  15. Great colorwash! I think you nailed it :)

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  16. Oh what a beauty!! Love the colourwash effect - so good that you persevered.

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