Anonymously Donated Blocks I Assembled

pirate_girlApril 16, 2014

Hi Gang,

Happy Spring / Easter / Passover. I wanted to stop by & share this Charity / Service project.

Someone donated these blocks to my Quilt Guild & I was asked to assemble them. So I wanted to do justice to these beautifully colored & wonderfully laid out blocks, take a look.

Some of these are Kaffe Fassett fabrics, a bit too bright for me. I auditioned yellow, orange, peach as the inner border, but they were just too loud for me. I hope / feel my choice of turquoise pulls it together well.

Sometimes charity work allows one to work on really special work by others, a great experience all around. I had great fun, learned a lot & feel I did great service to these blocks.

Hope you find really fun projects out there too.

Karen

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msmeow

Karen, I think the turquoise border is great! The green sashing and outer border go well, too.

Nice job! What will be its final use?

Donna

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 9:28AM
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nannykins

Very nice!
Theresa

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 2:21PM
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day2day

Looks great.
TFS.

~Geraldine

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 3:00PM
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quiltingfox

That's a very pretty quilt. I like the way you laid out the blocks.

Best to you,
Sandra

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 3:02PM
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polardreams

Karen,
I like your sashing and border choices. They do tone down the brights in the blocks (which I happen to like!!!). Nicely done. I am sure whoever receives the quilt will be thrilled.

Sue

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 4:17PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

I think it looks great! Good job!

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 5:24PM
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loisflan

Karen, I think your quilt turned out beautifully. Good job!

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 6:19PM
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magothyrivergirl

Beautiful! You did the quilt blocks justice. Someone is going to love this quilt. Nice job.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 7:44PM
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bev2009

You did a great job with the colors. I love the colors, but would never pick them for my home. I love when people post pictures and I get to see quilts I would never have dreamed of and yet they are wonderful.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 8:53AM
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lafonda_ranch

I love the colors! You did good on the inner border choice and the assembly

Robbi

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 9:25AM
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quiltnhen

I think it's stunning. Might never have thought of the turquoise and it really makes everything work.
LindaB/CA

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 8:23PM
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pirate_girl

Thanks for the compliments, I do so appreciate them. I forgot to mention this was paper pieced, the paper is still on the back, 'til I figure out how it'll be finished. Perhaps our Charity Stash will have a compatible backing & then maybe I'll ask for a volunteer long armer.

To quote Bev above

" I love when people post pictures and I get to see quilts I would never have dreamed of and yet they are wonderful."

That's pretty much how I feel, I really got a kick out of working in colors & patterns which I would have never have chosen on my own.

Initially, I'd picked an off-white to try as border & sashing, but it washed everything out & the group voted it out. Then I saw the light green.

I see now the pic is slightly blurry, hope these closer ups are sharper.

I think the maker here (I've since learned her name is Karla) has a great color sense. I really admire how she could make such beauifully blended & harmonious arrangments of such intense, bright colors.

and more

I love how vibrant it is, reminds me of spring & renewal!

    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 4:55PM
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jackier123

Love the colors!

    Bookmark   April 22, 2014 at 7:26AM
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sandlapper_rose

This is beautiful!

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 1:10PM
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loisflan

Very fresh and spring-like. I think it's beautiful.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 1:47PM
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