Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Echo Quilt Progress! Finally!

I started 23 new blocks last night!

I have been working on my Echo quilt for about 6th months now. It is a really easy pattern but I made it hard on myself by working with yardage, fat quarters and jelly rolls! This made the math really complicated to figure out how many blocks of each color I could make. I think I finally figured out I have 34 white bordered blocks and 46 patterned bordered blocks left to peice. So I am half way done piecing blocks!!  Well sort of, that isn't counting the 23 blocks I have started and need to finish... :)

My goal is to concentrate on my cutting for now so I can do some assemble line style sewing later.

Here is my progress thus far!

From this...
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To this!...

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Fabrics used:

Windham Fabric Lotta Jansdotter's Echo
Robert Kaufman Kona white jelly rolls 
A few coordinating solids


The pattern is called Roll Play by Pieced Tree patterns.   I picked this up on last years quilt shop hop for less than $4!  It is a little laminated card with really simple instructions.


How do you think I should quilt this pattern?
 Let me know in the comments!

- Wendy


2 comments:

  1. this is a great quilt pattern to show off the lovely echo fabrics! although i have to say that it does leave me wishing that kleenex boxes were designed by lotta jansdotter... if you're looking for a simple quilting design, i'd go with fairly narrowly spaced (but not necessarily evenly spaced) vertical lines. if you wanted something a little more complicated, some sort of repeating pattern in all the white space would be interesting!

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    1. you're not the first person to compare it to tissue boxes haha! So true. She should make box designs! Thanks for the quilty tips!

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