Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Dinosaur D9P progress

I love disappearing 9 patch quilts - they are so quick to sew up, and the different ways you can arrange the 9 patches are endless. This time I tried for a much less random pattern, you can see some of the options I tried out. In the end Miss M chose the star one rather than the straight lines, it is for her bed after all as she pointed out to me :)





I have still to sew on a border (or two) and then I'm going to hand quilt it as usual, it takes ages but I do like the look that hand quilting gives a quilt.


I like the colours together, they are not at all girly but then neither is my girl :) At night she cuddles up to 3 fire breathing dragons, one dinosaur, a cow and a pig; most of her games involve dragons and volcanoes erupting and her little brother being eaten by lions. I did get invited to a my little pony party last week but that ended abruptly when dragons gatecrashed and carnage ensued *sigh*.

5 comments:

Ruth said...

Wow, Louise, that came out great! I'm impressed. You use colour so well. (that's envy talking lol!)

becanne said...

I like your daughter's choice too!
What a great design!
Can't wait to see it with borders on.

Journeying Five said...

would like to see it when it is done, looks great

Cascade Lily said...

This is the greatest way to use up fabrics - doesn't matter how you arrange the blocks it looks fantastic. Well done.

chaletgirl said...

Oh yes! I see it in there! The quilt looks great! I must say, your daughter sounds divine. It gives me hope that my own may not be completely into pink princesses, as I never was as a child. Of course, now that I have put that into writing....