Sunday, 29 November 2015

Weekending - The Bloomsbury Quilt edition






My Liberty Bloomsbury quilt has been pulled out of the WIP pile this weekend, and well and truly worked on.  Over the last few evenings I have been hand appliqueing the Dresden circles and their centres on to the solid backgrounds.  I decided to go with the grape solid rather than a contrasting colour, but then while rummaging though my stash, I found this floral fabric (I think it is a Kaffe Fassett print) which picked up all the colours perfectly.  It looked too busy as the actual centre circle, however by making smaller circles I was able to use it as a feature, and I think this has also toned down the grape.  Piecing the blocks together certainly didn't take long, but pressing those seams has been hot work today.

I love how it looks so far, however I have plans to make it bigger than it's current dimensions of 60" square and have some more beautiful liberty strips that I purchased from Polka Dot Tea Fabrics to use.  

Quilt Facts:

Solids - from Spotlight
Liberty  - from Westwood Acres Liberty Club
Pattern - from Bijoux Lovely

6 comments:

  1. I love your quilt. It's coming along beautifully.

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  2. A wonderful creation, the fabrics are stunning. You have a great eye for colour.

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  3. I love your Liberty Dresden Plates, very pretty! And your little focus fabric is perfect on the centres!

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  4. Looking great! That purple is a stunning colour! The centres really 'play' well with the whole quilt!

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  5. The 'found fabric' is perfect for the centres and the purples work well with your dresdens!

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  6. It's looking stunning Julie - I love all those jewel tones.

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