Friday, August 14, 2015

Nautical Nights

Inspired by Sajata Shah's Organized Chaos I created Nautical Nights.  I loved how she had extended the points on the kaleidoscopes to create a sort of mariner's compass.  I added a sort of wonky friendship star as a alternate block.  I had some issues with fabric placement to make the round around the mariner's compass.  In fact I was quilting it when I found one was not right.  Rather than unpick almost everything, I appliqued the correct wedge over the wrong one.  No one will ever know, right? 
 I choose fabrics from Moda lines; Collections for a Cause, Castlewood, and Paisley Park.  I know these are not my usual colors but thought they went well with my theme.
 Adding a pieced border to frame the whole thing.  I do love a pieced border.
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  1. Beautiful! I love that pieced border. That blue really sets off all that lovely piecing.

  2. That is incredible. I can see where fabric placement would be a nightmare, but it is really terrific.

  3. Congratulations to this beautiful finish. Wonderful quilt.

  4. Beautiful! This deserves a Whoop Whoop Dance! Gosh, it is gorgeous.

  5. It is a gorgeous quilt Em! I so love the design and colors!

  6. Stunning! I love all the secondary patterns!