Friday, October 14, 2016

Finish Friday - One Block Wonders Final Link Up

Sandy @ Upstairs Hobby Room has been hosting a monthly block QAL for the past year, called One Block Wonders.

I previously made two blocks, which you can read about below:


And now:  Rainbow Stacks.  I added a wide border so that it finishes around 25-inches for a small baby quilt.


I didn't know how to quilt it, and in desperation, I just went with stippling in a variegated thread.  I'm not happy with the result.  I should have done something different in the blue and grey sections.  Oh well, it's done, and it will keep some baby warm in a car seat or stroller.


I used the following Kona solids:

  • Pepper and Coal
  • Sky, Robin Egg, Jamaica, Lagoon, Pacific, Riveria


I'm linking up with the One Block Wonders Final Link Up:





Linking up with:

Thank Goodness It's Finish Friday @ The Carpenter's Daughter Who Quilts
Finish It Up Friday @ Crazy Mom Quilts
Can I Get a Whoop Whoop? @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict
Finished or Not Friday @ Busy Hand Quilts 


                   Finished or Not Friday at Busy Hands Quilts




13 comments:

  1. It looks amazing!! So I Wouldn't worry about the thread....but I get it something's we envision it and when it doesn't quite work they way we thought....but it it a day or two and you'll see it looks amazing!!😃😍

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  2. It turned out absolutely lovely! And I understand not liking it - we are our own worst critics, especially when a quilt is hot off the press! Give it a few days and I'm sure you'll be a bit more forgiving, especially since it is a wonderful little quilt. :)

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  3. Sure maybe you could have done something else but I think it turned out great just the way it is.

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  4. Looks great! Your diamond path quilts were my favorite!

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  5. I think that Angela Walters "finished is better than perfect" quote is good to remember on occasions like this! I am sure whomever is lucky enough to receive the quilt will enjoy its warmth and the love it was made and gifted with.

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  6. The gradation of blues makes this quilt so eye catching. When I saw it in my feed I just had to go there.

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  7. This is a beautiful mini quilt!

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  8. This looks great in once colour- your blues all look great.

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  9. I've enjoyed watching you work on these one block wonders, this year. I do love the variegated thread across the quilt. This will be a perfect little cover quilt for a baby this winter. Congrats on your finish.

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  10. This is a very striking quilt.I just love all blues. I haven't worked much with variegated threads,but have a couple in my stash of threads that I am hoping to get out soon to quilt the huge pile of quilt tops that I have waiting in the wings.Thanks for sharing and linking up with this week's TGIFF.

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  11. Those blues are amazing! This little quilt is going to make a baby very happy and warm. Don't worry too much about the thread...it will grow on you. Besides the stippling looks great!

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  12. The blues pop beautifully and I love your quilting.

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  13. I think you are being too hard on yourself. There is nothing wrong with a good stipple now and then! :)

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