|Round Peg ~ Square Hole|
30 1/2" x 39 1/2"
If the colors weren't enough, I wanted to work in a little Raw Edge Weaving. I saved the scraps from my 'Inspire' quilt, knowing full well they would be perfect for another weaving project. These were wider than my first weaving project (Raw I), yet perfect for the idea I had in mind.
The wider strips made it much easier to weave and naturally, the finished piece was bigger which gave me more to work with. Endless possibilities as they say.
All those squares...may as well go round! Six Minute circle to the rescue! The weave circle is 4" across, which allowed me go bigger with the outside.
I like things perfect and precise. I also like things organic and seemingly chaotic. Raw edge weave and the six minute circle combine both in the most perfect way!
The small circles took care of every last piece of fabric, which is good! Good that there aren't scraps left over. Good that there wasn't more fabric or I would have/could have gone overboard!
The quilting was a pure joy! With grid work in the raw edge weave circles and carrying the 'wonky' of the circles around each of the three center blocks. The rest of the quilting was organic or natural. I love that term, you've probably guessed that by now. Lines from side to side with the occasional bump.
I'm not sure what the color of this backing is. A cross between taupe and grey, I think. It may even be a sateen, but I cannot be sure because I haven't a clue where it came from! All I know is the color was a perfect match to the colors on the front!
Little bundles are the best! After washing, this quilt was so soft and supple! The combination of the shot cotton and the mystery backing is seemingly the right combination.
Besides more raw edge weave, more six minute circles, I also have more matched binding work! Enough already!!! Just a little bit on the bottom.
Lately I have seen several posts from other bloggers about naming their quilts. Do you name your quilts? I try, and I try to be clever coming up with just the perfect name. But it's hard! Instead of being clever this time, I'm going with Round Peg ~ Square Hole. How's that for literal?!
This quote from Steve Jobs says it all:
"Here's to the crazy ones,
the misfits, the rebels,
the trouble makers,
the round pegs in the square holes..."
While this describes so many people, it seems quite appropriate in describing quilters too!