Design-Wall Monday

This lap quilt is on the longarm right now.  I did an almost-acceptable feather in the brown end border (I only have borders at the top and bottom).  Then my plan was to do a combination custom quilting in the blocks and some all-over leaves in the open spaces.  Got about 1/3 of the way across, and … yuck! I was quilting it too densely.  I wanted a looser, softer feel to the quilt.

So I’ve been ripping stitches out.  Double yuck!

I am going to leave the feather on the border(s), stitch-in-the-ditch along the orange secondary border, and I’m undecided on the middle of the quilt.  I thought I might do a big-feather panto in the middle, but it is sure to not come out to a complete repeat when I reach the borders on the bottom of the quilt.  It’s been a long time since I cross-hatched a quilt, so maybe that will work.

I’m going to start a give-away tomorrow, so check back if you’re interested.  Theme:  Tea Party!

And be sure to pop over to Judy Laquidara’s blog to see what other quilters are up to this week.


3 thoughts on “Design-Wall Monday”

  1. Oh no, bonding with the seam ripper is not what I call a good time. There are so many other fun things to do. 🙂 I think we all have done this, start out with the grand plan only to have it blow up on us. Hope the ripping goes quickly.

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