Dec 01 2014

Design Wall Monday 12-01-14

113014  (818x1024) The pattern is Beachside Bungalow from Scrap-Basket Beauties by Kim Brackett, but changed so that each ring is one fabric.  I wanted the interlocking circles to be prominent.  The strips along the bottom show the colors for those circles.

It is slow piecing to make sure that I sew all the correct pieces together, but I like how it looks.  There may be enough background material to cut the setting triangles, but I have no idea what I will use for the outer border.  It looks like there may be a trip to the quilt store in my future – oh darn!

Today I will start searching my stash to find the fabric for Bonnie Hunter’s mystery quilt Grand Illusion.

Check out all the quilting inspiration at Judy’s Design Wall Monday.


8 Responses to “Design Wall Monday 12-01-14”

  1. Ramona says:

    What a cool layout! This will be so bright and fun.

  2. Helen says:

    The rings remind me of the Olympic Rings. The quilt will be worth the time spent piecing the blocks.

    It’s fun to see everyone starting Grand Illusion.

    • Marlene says:

      I hadn’t thought of the Olympic Rings, but you are right. The piecing is going faster in the second half of the quilt now that I have a system to keep the pieces organized. Thank you for stopping by.

  3. Bonnie in Va says:

    Neat quilt. I like how you’ve kept the rings the same color. Must be a pain to organize and sew it correctly! Keep at it.

    • Marlene says:

      It is organized on the design wall, take down two pieces, sew them, return to design wall and take two more pieces. Slow and steady has kept the seam ripper at bay – mostly. Thank you for stopping by.

  4. Libby in TN says:

    I love any interlocking patterns. I have the book so I’ll have to check what it would have looked like before your great modifications.

    • Marlene says:

      Fabric and color choices can really change a quilt, can’t they? I like the emphasis on the rings even though it requires more concentration.

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