Remember this sweet little quilt from earlier this summer? Well, I signed up for quilting again in 4-H this year. Weather I like it or not, quilting is a challenge for me and it something I want to (eventually) master. So, I am planning my quilt for this year.
I am thinking of something pretty, basic, but requires more skill than the last quilt. My idea is slightly hard to describe (I can’t draw or arrange a picture on Paint worth didly-squat!) so I’ll try anyway.
- Throw quilt for in my room. So throw quilt size.
- In the center, postage stamp blocks.
- Around center, a small plain border.
- Around small border, a border of bow-tie or “spool” pieced blocks.
- bound off
- straight-line quilting up and down
My color scheme is (hoping) to be jem-toned purples and greens. I’m also thinking the borders will be a solid color, and then the center blocks & the spools will be patterned.
I know this may seem a little unusual in describing a quilt, but the idea has been in my head for a while and I needed to write it down where I could refer to it.
I’m new to the quilting/sewing world, so do any experienced quilters out there have tips or suggestions?