Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dear Oh Deer

It's new project time. Yippee.  

Ummmm, but don't think that means I've finished other stuff, okay?!  It's alright though, this one is on the to-do list as a gift. In fact, I need to get it finished relatively quickly, so it's a good thing it's underway. 

I'm using Oh Deer by Momo. I absolutely love the big print fabric in this range and have a yard of it that I may be convinced to use on the backing. If I can bring myself to give it up ...

This is where I'm at. Cutting, cutting. Although I had to sew a couple of blocks to see what they'd look like.  Why is the unpicker out?  Maybe the first block needed some help. Let's ignore that. 

As you can see, it's a classic disappearing four patch (tutorial link on my resources page) but I have cut the blocks at 1.25" from the centre, not 1". I prefer the slightly chunkier strip you end up with. The fabric range has quite a lot of brown in it (blerg), but this is a unisex quilt, so I think that works out okay.  It balances out the pink (pretty).  The plan is for it to be 8 x 10 blocks which should be a generous throw size at 64 x 80". 

And what's this you ask? Is it?  Could it be?  Well you'll have to wait until Friday to see. For once I'm trying to have a WIP on Wednesday and a finish on Friday, instead of the other way round!

Linking up to WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced. 

Thanks for stopping by!


Barb said...

Love your new quilt! I love starting new projects too, although I'm absolutely terrible about finishing them.

Vera said...

I see it's the same thing all around the world, lol. Your projects look great!

newsurfiegirl said...

Good luck with your new project. I will be coming back on friday to check out your finished project.

Sara said...

excellent fabric choice for the D4P:)

hydeeannsews said...

liz, you really just go for it, don't you?! i love momo's designs. i think the only reason i didn't get this one is it was somewhat similar to "it's a hoot" and i've got a ton of that still, even after "limb" was complete.

do i spy henry fish with binding on? :)!!!

Tanyia said...

I like the wider cut that you chose, and let's not talk about seam rippers lol, mine and I have a love hate relationship! hehe

I am stopping by from the WIP post, hop by if you get a chance!

Kelly Young said...

love the D4P! Great fabrics, and you crack me up!

-Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

Jen said...

Love the fabric!