Sunday, August 7, 2011

Design Wall Monday - Kaleidoscope Blocks

Not much sewing this week. Work was crazy and all the girls were home to celebrate turning 20.  I have survived 3 teenage girls.  3 down, 1 to go :).  But I did manage to get a little caught up on my Kaleidoscope blocks.  All 30 are done.  I still need to do a little more rearranging,   Just a little, I am REALLY trying to keep this scrappy looking and not too controlled, but man that's hard for me!

Not too sure about the borders, I would really like to so something like below, but I think I'm going to browse the flickr group and see what other fabulous ideas are out there.

I also got a box of old army uniforms from my niece who would like a quilt made out of them.  I have some dark brown that I can use with it.  There are two different uniforms, one lighter camouflage  and the other darker colors.  Any one have any ideas on that one?  There is a bag of patches too.  Suggestions  please!!!!

5 comments:

  1. Sue, my niece makes bags, but I think she has done some quilts, too. www.bagsfromtheheart.com
    http://bagsfromtheheart.com/index.html

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  2. For the army uniforms, I suggest that you make blocks with large squares in the middle, such as Sawtooth Stars, and applique the patches in these centers, perhaps after quilting.

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  3. Lovely Kaleidoscope! Hope you decide on a great border you love.

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  4. Very pretty quilt, and some nice plain areas for your quilting to show.

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  5. This is agreat quilt would you be able to tell me what fabric range it would be or is it all from your stash

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