Monday, March 14, 2011

Pineapple Blossom Progress

There, I've sewn together the first twenty-four blocks, but you can only see a few here. I love the way the orange/yellow/pink batik looks in the large segments. Almost like a sunrise. I started this last Saturday, in Bonnie Hunter's class, and it came along really fast. It's been a long time since I made a quilt with only three fabrics. Working with the batiks and white was a treat too, there was no right or wrong side, no almost invisible white-on-white print to search for either!


Toby decided that the hanging quilt-center was put up for HIM to play behind. See the bump at the bottom left corner? That bump's name is Toby.

I'll add a two-inch border of that aqua-turquoise. I also have finished part of 24 pinwheels from the bonus triangles, they'll go in a thick white border surrounding the whole quilt. I haven't decided if I want to put the pinwheels on point, or make them wonky or... space them evenly or... ? Any suggestions? When I put four of the bonus triangles together to make a pinwheel, the block finishes at 7 inches.

3 comments:

Kim said...

Great colors.....I can't wait for my class with Bonnie next month :0) here in NY.
Is this top talking to you yet? Have you decided what to do next?

Happy Sewing

julieQ said...

I love that you are using your bonus triangles in your border! Such a pretty quilt...and clever to do each side of the block another color...very pretty!!

julieQ said...

I tried to reply to your kind comment...somehow it comes back "no reply"...but thank you so much for your visit!!

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