I really like your fabric and look forward to watching this unfold...I have never done anything like this and admire your courage as I think it would be really hard! but fun! So standing by to see where it goes from here.
I've never taken part in a mystery and have ummed and aahhed for quite a few of BH's mysteries, but this year am clearing the decks and am jumping in feet first! Your fabrics are lovely. It is tricky trying to work out what fabrics to choose ahead of time, isn't it? I've picked dark reds, greens or purples (I'm still deciding on that one.) and blues for the main colours, a medium neutral for the constant (which may or may not be scrappy) and light neutrals for the background. Everything is from my stash. I'm looking forward to digging out the fabrics over the weekend. I've opened the drawers and looked at them up to now! lol
Thank you for starting it! We are all in it together.....If it is a case of the blind leading the blind we will muddle through it together! lolol I think if we stick to the values she has, we will be fine, whatever colours we choose.
True You could always halve it. Cut half the blocks and end up with something smaller. Go on.....you know you want to.
Sewnsew LOL I an only give up so much control at a time...have to ease into it;-). And my string quilt is my first step... But I am going to watch and see how this all works!
True Fair enough. This is the first one I've done. I have all the others squirreled away. If you like it, you can always file away the pdfs for a later date.
As I have done the past two mysteries of Bonnie's ( still working on the last one) I will be doing this one too. She promises it is not as intense as the past two years, so Maybe I will get it finished near the end of the clues.
16muddyfeet Welcome! I'm banking on it not being as intense as the past couple--I saw folks doing those and thought, "Never in a million years." I just have too many other projects I want to be spending time on! This one is supposed to be more manageable so I have hopes of keeping up. If not, like Sewnsew , I'll be downloading the weekly PDFs and poking away at them as I can. True , glad you'll be cheering us on, anyway!
Fantastic color choices. I love the cozy country feel of it all.
Congratulations on finishing the first step. Your four patches look lovely!
Nice geese Sandy!
Sandy, You are doing a great job of keeping up! I am still cutting my strips sets into "twosies" for week one. After I finish cutting these, I will stitch a handful into the 4-patch units and then I may do as Bonnie suggests and put the rest of week one to the side and get started on week 2.
Wow impressive...even with a day off I would still be sewing:-)
Wow! You've done a marvellous job on those geese!
Beautiful colors. I can't wait to see it finished.
I love your colors...I'm not able to do this project right now but I'm enjoying watching yours progress...maybe next time around. :)
I am sorry you do not like it better but some time with it "away" might help! Personally I think it is gorgeous and really like seeing this quilt in different colors. It is a beauty and what a lot of work!
Nice job. It looks beautiful.
Oh I love how the red pops out ...
WOW!! That is stunning! Love your colors! Great job!
I agree with True! I think its lovely as it is. Personally I do not care for the colors/busy black and white print ones I have seen which makes me really glad I held off starting this. Still may do it, we will see :)
Great quilting! Are you happier with it? sure looks awesome on the bed.
Thanks, True . Quilts always look better on the bed, don't they? Still don't love it, but looking forward to cuddling under it on occasion since it's nice and drapey now. I don't make big quilts very often so it's nice to have one even if it's not my fave. Still working on a name for it...
Sandy, I sure like like your finished quilt even though I'm not that big of a green fan myself. But this one seems to have just the right amount - it certainly can't be named "jalapeno pepper" quilt. I painted my bedroom verdigris once and everyone who saw it asked why I wanted to sleep inside a jalapeno pepper. LOL