The name of the quilt is “Sparkler” and it will definitely sparkle with all these colors. As was pointed out to me last night, this probably wasn’t the best fabric choice . . by some standards, but I love it!
And, before anyone tells me to start moving this block or that block . . this is probably less than one-third of the blocks I will need and I just slapped these up there, kinda color coordinated but these are truly just slapped up there. As of now, there are 36 blocks made. The next two strips I cut will give me more red and I’m anxious to see how that will play out.
I really like it!
Actually I think it’s pretty good fabric choice. But then I’ve only done one of these quilts. I do have fabric for more but been finding other patterns to try first. 😉
Cherie in St Louis says
I’m not sure I agree this wasn’t the best choice….I think it’s fabulous because you really see the strong “lines” of color that show the twirl of the blocks. I love it too 🙂
this is going to be a great scrappy quilt!
Sherry V. says
I think the fabric choice is great. There is alot of variety which gives you alot of different block designs. . . . and it all seems to happen just like “magic”.
How old did you say this fabric was???? I might need to get some yardage so that I can play with it too! LOL
I think it looks great so far. I thought this type was “the busier the better”. And it looks just like a sparkler!
Dot Murdoch says
I think the fabric is working up great….. That’s the fun in making this kind of block…..You never know just what you are going to get….Keep going,….It will be wonderful….Dot M.
Donna Williams says
Sparkler is P E R F E C T for this quilt! I have not done one of these yet, but it’s on my list. Beautiful work, as usual.
Beautiful and it will be a real JUDY quilt and not one by committee!
It’s not so much “good” or “bad” fabric choices here, as what kind of effect are you looking for. If you don’t have a preconceived idea of what you want and just wait to see what happens, it’s all good! This one has LOTS going on – great fun!
looking great! Nice to see you are back to sewing!
Sharon Eshlaman says
I think it’s fabulous too!
I think it’s fabulous! Makes me want to get my in progress OBWs out & play.
Debbie rhodes says
I have made one of these can’t wait to find material to make another. lots of fun.
Tina in NJ says
I envy you the enthusiasm you feel right now. I’ve already made one of these quilts, so I guess I’ll just have to find something else to play with. Actually, there are some log cabin blocks calling my nam…
A great big WOW!!!!!!!
Freda Henderson says
I didn’t know we had OBW police. The colors look great to me.
It’s a real stunning quilt so far! I love it! Keep sharing pics!!! You are inspiring us!! Btw the question marks that showed up in yesterday’s post were suppose to be a smiley face don’t know how it turned into ???! Glad you are having fun!!!! I am off to amazon wink!
shirley bruner says
I have made these quilts, too. you are doing a great job. it will surprise you when you are done. it is looking great.
I love it. And I too am glad to see you back sewing!
Pat (EagleKnits) says
I had never seen a OBW quilt until I read your post yesterday. I’m definitely going to have to order the book and make one. Yours is so pretty! It reminds me of the kaleidoscope I loved as a child.
I think this was a fabulous fabric choice – lots of variety of color and shape. Love the name you chose.
I can see those beautiful sparkler blocks alternated with black!! It would be stunning that way AND you wouldn’t have to make so many more blocks!!
Marion Morgan says
Time to unfriend someone, the quilt is great. If you are happy, so be it, Nuff said.
I LOVE this – great colors and fabrics.
Peg H says
I like it – and it DOES sparkle! Can’t wait to watch it grow …
Dorothy Schreyer says
I really like yours some of the ones on Pinterest or too busy!
Love this and love the name!
Cool! I really love the blocks in the lower left. I think, in the end, you should put it together any way YOU like!
I really like those red stripey ones in the lower left. But they are ALL pretty!
Great fabric choice. Look at all the variety.
Stephani in N. TX says
You’re playing with quilts again Judy. Sounds like you are having fun!
You seem happy to be sewing again! Sometimes a new type of project is just what we need to like that spark again.
Lesley g says
I started a one block wonder in 2008 and for various reasons didn’t finish, this week I am taking another course to finish it! The new one includes 3D blocks which we worked on today.
Yours lookes gorgeous and I’m sure it will be spectacular!
I am really liking it!!! I love bright colors so that is right up my alley!!! Glad you are having fun!!!!
I am absolutely loving this quilt. So much motion and variety makes your eyes move all over the quilt. Great Job!!!
Good on you. I just bought my fabric today and can’t wait to do my class
It looks great. I can’t wait to see how it turns out.
Sue S says
I agree with the people who say it’s stunning! I can see it with more red being even more dynamic. You could quiet down the edges with a solid border and the center would really pop. Good to see the sewing again, and great job!!
FUN FUN FUN!!! And for someone who doesn’t use that many prints… you are making up for lost time! *L*
Shauna T says
I think it is coming together wonderfully. Your choices are bold and that is great. Don’t let anyone tell you differently.
I think if YOU like it than it is a good fabric choice! I LOVE it!!! I made one for last Christmas that I liked OK until I started putting the blocks together – then I hated it – then I quilted it -then I liked it again. I do want to do another sometime…