Good old woven stripes! It hung on my wall for a while and then lingered over the rail while I went about my business. I looked at it on occasion, thinking 'I really need to finish this', but quickly moved on to other things. I just wasn't ready to take it on.
I'm a big fan of woven stripes. All colors, all sizes, all the time! I was drawn to this beautiful stack because of the colors. Beautiful blue, aqua, green~along with violet, burgundy and purple. Cool colors with just enough warmth sprinkled in.
The grey is one of my new favorite 'go to' colors. Kona Shadow. It's light, airy and works perfectly with so many colors. I especially love it with these blues!
|63" x 87"|
|Backing & Binding Kona Breakers|
Eventually the time came to 'you know' or get off the pot...I began ever so slowly. Simple wiggly lines or fingers for the stripes. (I said simple!) The wiggles are not hard at all. the tough part was twisting, turning, pulling and tugging the quilt along with me!
Once I finished free motion quilting the woven stripes, I had to decide what was best for the grey. Had I more confidence, skill and patience with FMQ, I would have taken advantage of all that blank space. Alas...I went with straight lines, with a meandering curve line from top to bottom.
You know what I'm going to say next. Everything looks better after a wash and dry! At least in my mind!
The little hiccups, inconsistent stitches...magically disappear! I try not to be so hard on myself with my FMQ skills or lack of skills. We are our worse critics! I'll leave it at this: I'm pleased, relieved and can't complain!
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