Bee's Hive

Saturday, March 14, 2009

PROGRESS, LITTLE CRANE PEACE QUILT

I'm about ready to quilt this little one. I think it looks peaceful and even with all the waste, I like it.

6 comments:

everythingquilts said...

Bea that's beautiful. I love the way you done the sashing and border, it has a watercolor effect.

tisme said...

I agree with Donna! I love that mini. It is so peaceful for some reason.
I really like paper piecing. I know there is more waste, but with the way I do a 1/4 inch, I actually save fabric!!! lol
That is because I get disgusted and end up throwing blocks away when I just do plain piecing.
:)
Tammy

JessicaSews said...

It's very pretty!

Pam said...

Bea,
I'm not sure if you also do it this way, but when I made my crane quilt, I cut all of my fabric into strips. So, when I made each pp block, I would use the different size strips. It cut down on waste quite a lot.
Your cranes look great! Did you design the pattern yourself?
I am still removing the paper foundations from the back of mine, getting it ready to quilt.
Pam

rhein said...
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otterdaughter said...

Yes! Please do tell us where you got your PP pattern! I've been thinking of trying paper piecing and this design looks worth the trouble.