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The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....

Iminei

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #90 on: May 03, 2019, 08:00:05 AM »
Block 21

Quantity: 4
Size: 5" unfinished

Fabrics used:  Craft Cottons, Frayey Faux Silk (SES), Thin Ribbon



These were a nightmare!

Some are true 5"sq, a couple needs some imagination to be called square.
The sooner I can sew these into a row the better as one of the fabrics (SES) frays like buggery.
Still I made 6 of these (2 went straight into the bin) and could (If I had the patience) go back and redo them...
And they would be better as I know where I went wrong (I think)

Who knows I just might !
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Lowena

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #91 on: May 03, 2019, 10:41:40 AM »
Blimey! I can actually see the photo  :S
They are gorgeous.... I would never have the patience  :|
Triumph of hope over experience :D

Iminei

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #92 on: May 15, 2019, 08:34:28 AM »
Block 22

Quantity: 2
Size: 5" unfinished

Fabrics used; Oakshott and Craft cottons both mine and SES


Linky

Yes, Yes, Yes, I know my points dont match, but Im trying to be as faithful to the original as possible and EH's points didnt match either!   :P
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Iminei

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #93 on: May 15, 2019, 08:41:29 AM »
And heres a RaRa pic to bolster me to keep going,




only five more 5" (unfinished) blocks to go before i can sew the next two rows together ... including the infamous Initial and date block ...  :S

What do I put ...

My alternate ego's initial?
The earthly cowardly mouse's initials??

And do I date it 2019 ???
Dare I hope it might get finished by the end of the year?
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wrenkins

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #94 on: May 15, 2019, 08:50:10 AM »
You must put the initials of whomever made it and only you know that. It's really starting to take shape.  :loveit:
Two things...1. Keep the book and the wee scribbled notes (including points don't match) so that they can be displayed together.
2. What is that dotty fabric with the gold? You use it a lot (I may even be looking at a piece of it right now) and I love it.
Fashion fades, style is forever!

Missie

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #95 on: May 15, 2019, 08:55:11 AM »
That is beautiful Iminei.  It is so colourful and joyous.  I'm loving this journey and can't wait to see it finished.
A measly 2.5m of stash used so far!

Acorn

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #96 on: May 15, 2019, 09:09:59 AM »
That is lovely.  It feels as though you have the colours judged perfectly so that they reflect the colour of the original as it was in its heyday, which is so much better - and more authentic, IMO - than creating something that looks like an antique.
I might look as though I'm talking to you, but inside my head I'm sewing.

Iminei

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #97 on: May 15, 2019, 09:19:19 AM »
Thx Girls ....

The dotty fabric comes from some FQs I had (which will no doubt run out :( )



Its lovely isnt it?
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fajita

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #98 on: May 15, 2019, 18:07:29 PM »
On mine I put my own initials and the year I made it.

Yours is coming along so well. It's a great job for keeping a person busy, but as each individual block is not large, it doesn't become too overwhelming.

beepbeepsew

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #99 on: May 22, 2019, 11:27:49 AM »
I love this, it's looking wonderful!

I have a real love affair with this pattern, I would love to make it my winter piecing project. Assuming I have somewhere to set my machine up by then...

Iminei

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #100 on: July 26, 2019, 17:14:30 PM »
My My My ... this was waaaay down the list ... naughty Imi,
but I have been rather busy of late ...

so here we have

Block 23


Quantity: 2

Size: 5" unfinished

Techniques: Applique

Fabrics used: Craft cotton and (SES) Silk


« Last Edit: July 26, 2019, 17:19:14 PM by Iminei »
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Iminei

Re: The 2019 Coverlet project is on its way .....
« Reply #101 on: July 26, 2019, 17:18:34 PM »
Block 24

Quantity: 4

Size: 5" unfinished

Technique: Pieced

Fabrics used: (SES) Silk, (SES) Tie Silk. (SES) hand dyed cotton and Powder Blue needlecord



As I've been away so long I stabilized my silk inner triangles with Heat N Bond ...D'OH!

So if anyone in the distant future analysed this particular quilt, they would find tissue paper stuck underneath these particular blocks!

You might think Ive gone slightly off piste with the colours for this block, but in fact the original coverlet had black silk for half of the inner triangles (now rotted away) so I used a very dark blue (tie) silk to pick up the powder blue needlecord and a light corn coloured silk to pick up the gorgeous earth coloured hand dyed fabric, which was gifted to me by a friend.
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