Monday, March 14, 2011
Am I weird or what?/Design Wall Monday
On my design wall this morning is my double wedding ring quilt. It is actually a little bit bigger now. I only have 15 more melons to do and I will begin adding the center pieces. That will be the most difficult part. I have only completed one so far and it took awhile. I figure that about the time I get the last one completed, I'll have it down pat.
As I browse new blogs, I keep coming across projects that interest me. One new project I am contemplating is "My Tweets", an applique project found on the One Piece At A Time blog. Isn't it just too cute? I have always enjoyed having umpteen things going at once and I have always liked to try new or different looks.
I'm thinking that the My Tweets quilt will be a great spring/summer throw or wall hanging. (I actually have the perfect wall for it.)
Now, here's my thinking. When I see hand applique on projects, I think it looks formal. When I see machine applique, I thing casual. In machine applique, when I see satin stitching, I think formal. When I see the blanket stitch, I think casual.
This is one pattern that I think would look better hand appliqued. But, I know if I started it that way, I would probably never finish it.
Have you ever thought about applique in this way? Am I weird or what?
Happy snipping, stitching, and quilting!