Monday, March 28, 2011

DQS10 Complete!

There must be some kind of disruption in the Space - Time continuum because I, President of the Last Minute Club, have finished my DQS10 quilt and have it all set to mail - self-serve postage label affixed, even!! - TWO DAYS before the deadline.

I'm so very, very pleased with how this turned out.

Here's my process. I had envisioned a sampler in the ROYGBV progression:
DQS10 Sketch #1

Then I pulled fabrics:
dqs fabrics

You'll notice I didn't use all of them, nor did I follow my original plan of using some black/white fabrics.

Then I began piecing blocks:
DQS10 progress

I decided on a final arrangement - with a surprise centre block - and asked for feedback on the sashing, thinking only of the blue option.
DQS10 no sashing - need advice please!DQS10 with sashing - need advice please!

I got some GREAT advice and chose the Kona Medium Grey for a very skinny sashing (thank you Sonja for the great photo!!):
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Quilted it all up. I used my walking foot and just used the seams as my guide. I marked the green block only so that I could follow those curves. Here it is, front:

DQS10 Finished!
Back (yes the label is on sideways - sue me):
DQS10 Back

Closeup of my favourite block:
DQS10 Quilting Closeup

And the label, using the logo for this round of the swap:
DQS10 label

I'm so happy with this finish, I'm linking up all over the freaking blogosphere! Get ready, One Thing One Week at Amy's Creative Side, {Sew} Modern Mondays at Canoe Ridge Creations, and Tuesday Fabric Story - you're all getting Felicity-bombed this week!

{Sew} Modern Monday at Canoe Ridge CreationsAmy's Creative SideFresh Poppy Design

21 comments:

  1. oh wow!! I want to be able to piece like that some day! I'm only on my first quilt! I hopped over from One Thing One Week, have a great day!

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  2. How fab is this? Absolutely gorgeous finish, love the blocks and they work great together!

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  3. Looks fabulous! All those tiny blocks and the colours. LOVE your quilt.

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  4. Holy moly, this is SO awesome! I just love it!!! Your partner is so super lucky to be receiving this little stunner!!!

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  5. That turned out awesome! The back looks so cool!

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  6. Wonderful, just gorgeous! Someone is going to be one happy girl when she receives this in them mail!

    Congratulations on such a fantastic finish!

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  7. I think any quilter would be lucky to get your quilt! I love it!

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  8. I love it! The colors and different designs are fabulous!

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  9. Bomb away! Really stunning and different!

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  10. It turned out so great, I'm sure you're partner will be very happy!

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  11. OK, this is just too darn cute for words! It is beautiful! Love it!

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  12. This is wonderful! I love the colors and the blocks you chose. The center one is my favorite, as well. Great job.

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  13. Totally faboo!!! Love it. Way to go Felicity. Being all done 2 days before deadline: priceless. Your partner better love this - it's just awesome!

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  14. That's stunning. I love how you've done a different block design for each part. Wow. To me your quilt is something is inspirational and aspirational for beginning quilters like myself.

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  15. Great quilting and I love your colour choices.

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  16. AMAZING beautiful! Wonderful quilting! Thanks for linking up to Quilt Story!

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