I was really itchin’ to do some stitchin’ yesterday, so I picked out some fabric, got my Wild Onion pattern out, and started playing. I don’t know how successful my design ideas will be in the end, but I’m having fun. I’m scattering some organic looking designs allover, in random spaces, with Autumn Rainbows, then I will go back and fill in all the unquilted area with some type of quilting. I am going to use a solid thread that blends well with the fabric for that. Since my blog seems to have been running low on actual quilting content lately, I’ll throw in a few teaser pics. 🙂
I had trouble getting the colors to come through accurately. This first pic shows the true fabric color the best, but it still isn’t quite right.
This is another pic I took just trying to get the color right.
What I haven’t decided, is what type of filler to use. I was going to just keep going with similar quilting designs, echoing around and swirling, throw in a shape, etc., but now I’m thinking that maybe just a regular old stipple meander around the designs, might be best. What do you think? Any suggestions? Or maybe mostly stippling with a random shape here & there….?? And I’m thinking fairly small on the stippling, not micro small, but small.
I think I’m going to go do some more piecing on my EB 9p’s & stripes right now, though. I will be back later with my Sunday Stash Report and weigh in results. Stay tuned!
How about a little dose of cuteness before you go? Big sis & little sis, all cozy on Daddy’s lap.