Over the past week and a half, I had so much fun getting to quilt and finish the group quilt. We have named it Thrown for a Curve.
First, let's take a look at the 8 coordinating thread colors I used to finish the quilt. I used 50wt Aurifil in:
2460 (Dark Carmine Red) to match 9000-252 Marrakech
In April, I shared a grouping of 10 quilt blocks that I shipped off to be considered to be used in a group quilt. As everyone else in the group lives near-ish to one another in South Carolina, they were able to get together in June and July to piece together the quilt top. The fun part is that...
Back in November, I brainstormed ideas for a group quilt. After discussing the ideas with the group, we opted for the following guidelines:
All blocks will finish at 3", 6", or 9" on any side (3 1/2", 6 1/2", or 9 1/2" unfinished).
All blocks will have a curve. The curve can be done via piecing, applique, bias tape,...
After sending off my first set of blocks for the Design Group quilt and seeing how all the blocks made related to one another, I made a few smaller blocks to use a potential filler blocks as the quilt top is assembled.
I made sure to use each of the 8 colors this time, and my personal touch was to...
The design group I am a part of is working on a group quilt. The overarching goal is to create a group quilt that is both cohesive in design while reflecting each quilter within the group.
I would like to thank Painter's Palette and Hobbs for supplying fabric and batting. I had a beautifully washed, pressed, and stacked fabric bundle...