Saturday, October 8, 2011

Blue

My Wheel of Fortune quilt is still growing and I must say I do love the latest round in this sea blue colour. It was fun to photograph it in a sea of yellow flowers...


Unfortunately the yellow flowers are a noxious weed that spread everywhere, causing havoc to crops and livestock, but they do look pretty in my local park!


The quilt is now approx 76 inches in diameter, getting pretty large to be paper pieced on my lap, though I am almost done.


Just one brown row of diamonds to go before I do my squaring up row (not quite sure what colour that last round will be yet).


For more info on this quilt see here. I am very happy with the combo of Amy Butler Soul Blossoms fabrics mixed with Kaffe Fassett's shot cottons. A happy quilt!

43 comments:

fiberchick said...

This is one of my favourites of yours! Having said that you never make anything that is less than stellar...

Jackie said...

Just loving the quilt and enjoying watching it grow!

QuiltieComments said...

Wow, beautiful colors, beautiful work! That's going to be one amazing quilt!!

Karin said...

those weeds look like beautiful yellow daisies to me. Pretty weeds and AMAZING quilt! I bought this book after seeing you make yours - so I can make it myself (some day!)

Dan R said...

Wonderful!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

It looks more gorgeous every round you add Cathy!

meli B said...

The blue is great. I just started quilting mine 1/4"along the star lines and it is looking good. You are nearly there.

Vesuviusmama said...

A happy quilt indeed!

Shocking Hocking said...

just gorgeous cathie - it's been interesting watching it grow

cheers

Lurline said...

Lovely, Cathy - wish I could have been a stayer! But then, I love so much of your work!
Hugs - Lurline♥

Donna~~ said...

Lovely! You are making amazing progress! (I'd be on the 3rd row at most). It's fun to watch how each row/color changes it so much!

Susanne said...

Really like this. It looks like a tumbling block design, only done on the round instead of the rows. Love the scrappy look!!

Maree: said...

I Love anything Round..and I have Mentioned Before ...I Love THis!!!
cheers

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Just fantastic Cathy....

Nifty Quilts said...

Oh, that blue just made everything else sparkle! Another row of brown will look good too. Bravo!

Robyn G. said...

Hi Cathy,
The progression on this is so wonderful!
Like you I adore colour and this quilt top is stunning!
It does look great in the sea of daisies :-)
I'm always inspired by what you do.

Robyn xx

Marit said...

It is getting big! Enjoy the last full round. Just looking at the beautiful fabric combo makes me smile...
; )

Chookyblue...... said...

beautiful.........

susis quilts said...

dear cathy,the quilt looks so wonderful scrappy,have a nice weekend,susi

Stephanie said...

Gorgeous against the brilliant green and little yellow flowers.

Lynne (Lily's Quilts) said...

Wow Cathy, this is just getting better and better

Heidi said...

This quilt just makes me smile - it's so cheerful!

Clair said...

That is one fantastic quilt in the making. Love the colours!

Fiesta said...

Stunning!

YankeeQuilter said...

What a cheerful quilt...love it!

Sujata said...

Love this quilt. What an eye candy!

Ann Champion said...

I absolutely love this quilt! Each round makes it prettier and prettier. : )

Karen said...

Cathy, you are outdoing yourself!!! I don't know how you keep your place in this one, it looks so complicated. It's absolutely gorgeous!!

Anna said...

I can't wait to see the finished quilt!!!! hurry!!!!

Lizzie said...

It looking amazing Cathy...
Lizzie
xxx

Janet said...

You must be thrilled with how it's growing and looking, it's really wonderful. The photos are gorgeous Cathy.

Claire - Matching Pegs said...

Cathy it is looking wonderful.

I am so impressed at how much you have done - I just finished my 8th ring (purple).

People keep asking me how big it is going to get. I am telling them that I am not sure, in case I get really sick of sewing the very large rings.

Good luck with the last few rings.

It gets harder to photograph as it grows, doesn't it - your photograph with the quilt hung on the fence really shows it well.

Cardygirl said...

Looks great Cathy...you must be looking forward to getting the last row on and squaring it up. Just beautiful.

Julia said...

Stunning Cathy..are you leaving it round?

Kathie said...

just beautiful I love this quilt more every time you post it!
Kathie

Nedra said...

Absolutely beautiful Cathy. Having made a queen sized GFG all Englich paper pieced, I comprehend somewhat the amount of hours put into the hand sewing. A true labor of love.

Catherine said...

This is looking fabulous Cathy! So fun and colourful!

Oops-Lah said...

Indeed a very happy quilt. I love the way you "go out of your way" to take photos of your lovely creations. I must make more effort also!

Miriam said...

Beautiful Cathy!!
A wonderful combination of fabrics.
I love the splashes of red!

Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS said...

I can't believe how fast it's growing! beauty!

Anonymous said...

Love all of your quilts! Could you show how you fold the fabric on the diamond points. Or maybe its how you cut at the point. I have more extra in my way than you do. Thanks. JoAnne in Virginia, USA

Francien said...

Wauw Cathy...this quilt is going to be absolutly awesome!!...lovely colors and you have used such cheerfull fabrics and colors.....thanks for showing how you do it....i never get those points right...but you did..great job!! love your fairytale finish too!!greetings Francien.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Very fun and very beautiful! So enjoying the journey of this quilt.