Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Beauty and the beats–CT conclusion

I was SEW excited last week to make the final part of the CT Mystery Quilt along.

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Here’s the final top all done!

I LOVE LOVE IT!! it’s the best mystery quilt I’ve made yet.

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I think it’s also because I love all the colors in it.

And the clues in part 1 gave a lot of help in choosing fabrics.

I really love the star blocks and the star borders were just a BLAST to make! It’s a beauty Smile

I have the binding made in the same fabric as the inner border.

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Now next is the BEAST!

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I’ve shown the chain blocks I’ve made, I finally finished the border.

I’ve chatted with some of you and I know it’s a CONTRAST issue in this quilt. lesson learned…. usually I’m pretty good at that but not this time.

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There are just so many FUNKY fabrics in here.

CRAZY!!

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Well it’s done! at least the top is.

I think I’ll do a black binding, doing it scrappy would be TOO much.

8 comments:

Needled Mom said...

I LOVE the mystery quilt!

Sheila said...

Cool mystery quilt. LOVE your scrappy quilt! After quilting, binding, a go in the washer and dryer, it will be a wonderful, fun cuddle quilt. You go girl.

Vicki in MN said...

Love the CT mystery quilt-yes the colors are perfect! A simple block but it looks dyn-o-mite!!

Dayquilt said...

If you donate the Beast to charity, I bet it will be the one people fight over. When you say "quilt" to the general public, scrappy mish-mosh is what most people picture!

Connie said...

Looks beautiful Bea and the border really adds a lot!

Shar said...

Your mystery quilt turned out great! I think the border helped the quilt. There is a couple area that stand out. But it really isn't that bad. I have seen worse. I'll have to show you a picture of this quilt I got in a box of scraps from a neighbor. Now that is bad.

Michele said...

Yeah to you for a couple of great completed tops.

Christine S said...

What a great mystery quilt, I knew I should have joined in that one!