Daily Archives: June 26, 2013

New Inspiration

New Inspiration

I’ve found the inspiration for my next quilt. Not sure how I’m going to do it, but gosh darn it, I’ll make it work. I need to finish my Space Trilogy, and something about the work seems other worldly. I’ll have some kind of sketch or something tomorrow morning. I’m excited!

Not sure what size I’m going to do, but I was thinking another lap quilt, or maybe even a baby quilt, but I worry the coloring would be too dark for a baby’s quilt. I’m thinking dark reds, and and slate greys, and maybe some kind of earth tone to go with the grey. Not sure yet, but I am really digging those dots in the middle left of the painting. Not sure if I will work those in or not, but we shall see. I’ll sleep on it and come up with something fun for tomorrow! Goodnight Blogosphere!

A Very Impossible Update!!!

Impossible Project

Thanks for all of the support you guys! So I started working on it. It is a hot mess, but it is MY hot mess! I’ve decided to keep the themed fabric in blocks that are 6″ by 6″. So you can actually see it. I’ve also decided that all the fun is going to be in the sashing. The sashing I’ve chosen was left over from the Nameless Quilt in the Space Trilogy set. It consists of multiple batiks, and a lot of small prints. I chose to make the crossing of the blue sashing orange to really make the orange of the BEARS fabric pop! I’ll post more pictures as I start to sew more of it together.

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A very Impossible Task

I have decided what my next quilt project will be. It is a little over due, but I have a quilt t make for a family member that I promised them a while ago, but just never got around to. I’m not going to lie, the project seems rather daunting. I’m not sure why though, but for some reason, I just want to avoid it, so that can only mean one thing. I’m afraid.

You see, it’s a father’s day qilt for someone special, and once upon a time, I asked him what he would like. A Star Wars, or a Chicago Bears themes quilt. He said both. I never should have given him the option, but you know what. I’m going to rock this. I hope. If not, I’ll do what I did with my last top. I’ll make it insanely abstract he won’t even notice it. However, that is a last resort!

These are the two prints I have to work into this quilt, so we’ll see how it goes! Only the Star Wars one is in color.

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Fabulous Quilt Finally Got A Border

Fabulous Quilt Finally Got A Border

As of 1:30am I have put the border on this gorgeous quilt. I’m currently working on a name for it. I’ve decided I’m doing a space trilogy. Frozen star was number one, then this one, which is still devoid of a name is number two, and I’m working on the concept art for the third.

I just really wanted to show everyone the fruit of my labor with this piece having the borders on. It really makes it look as if the pieces are floating in space. I’m really digging it, and hope everyone else is as well.

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Looking For Inspiration

As I am sitting here watching “Mirror Mirror” with my muse and roommate, (They are one in the same, so I consider myself very lucky.) I’m trying to think of a new quilt idea. I’m trying to come up with something and I am drawing a blank. As soon as the movie ends I think I shall go through a coffee table book I have of Salvador Dali’s paintings. Perhaps somewhere in those pages I will find the inspiration to do something dazzling.

One of my favorite paintings of his is Raphaelesque Head Exploding, which is actually the inspiration for my last quilt top. Well, for the reinventing of my quilt top. Haha. I took what I had, and made it explode. So to speak. So, I’m really hoping Dali has some good inspiration for me. I’ll let everyone know tomorrow what my next project is!

 

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