This is the first colour in a few months for the Colour My World Challenge that I've been really excited about. Well, I wasn't excited at the beginning of the month, but I was once I got a fun design idea. I suspect some of the excitement may be due to sleep deprivation, but we're going with it!
This month I wanted to use machine-pieced curves -- drunkard's path block, to be precise. Previous attempts to do precise machine-pieced curves have not gone well, but it's one of my goals for this year. I even used EQ to design it (with only a
|Grey Challenge in EQ|
Once my little challenge piece was pieced (ha ha), I played with some quilting designs using trial quilting sheets. Originally I wanted to do some wind effects, in honour of Hurricane Sandy, but as I played around with the designs, this is what came up.
|Colour My World Grey - Front|
|Quilting Detail - Back|
Next month's colour is blue! Let's see if I can get the info post up sooner than the 22nd this month. ;)
Linking up with Lynette at What A Hoot! for OctoberQuest with TGIFF!
And since this is something I've been working on this week, I'm linking in to WIP Wednesday at The Needle and Thread Network and to W.i.P. Wednesday at Freshly Pieced.