Friday, 28 June 2013

Get pedalling



I've been playing with these.

Actually, there's another one but I forgot to photograph it


And there's also these but I didn't use them in this particular quilt
I cut them up into 4 1/2" squares, randomly sewed them together and added in some 3 1/2" 'cycle tracks' to make this.



I straight line quilted with the walking foot down the 'cycle tracks' and did swirling circles over the rest of the quilt.


I know purple isn't everyone's cup of tea but I do like it. When I first started quilting I was obsessed with purple and it's fair to say I have a well-curated, historical purple stash.


And I also added in some more of the Windham Chartreuse solid that I used in the previous quilt to lighten things up a bit. The binding I felt added just a bit more zing.



Almost forgot the back. One width of fabric wasn't wide enough so I spliced it off centre and added in another  strip of the turquoise Ride fabric.




And that was it.



Job done.


Linking up to Finish It Up Friday


11 comments:

  1. That quilt is so fun and pretty! As are the two in your header!

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  2. Lovely! I start to reconize your color sceduls in quilts....so bright! And I do love purple. You used it well.

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  3. So bright and fun! I also love the triangles quilt in your header.

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  4. You always have such great ideas for your quilts. THis is another winner!

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  5. Love what you did with the fabric. I have a small fat quarter bundle that I needed an idea for. Thanks!

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  6. A fun quilt! I love bike fabric as I'm a cyclist. Is this being gifted to someone special?

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  7. Oh the purple is great (my favorite color) and I love the quilting. Beautiful work!

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  8. It's lovely. I love the solids in it with the fun fabrics.

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