Blanket Update

As you know, I am now into the home stretch with these crazy blankets. I finished the last square of the orange/magenta/yellow/red one & I couldn't wait to spread all the squares out to see what they looked like.





Not content with just looking at them, I decided to go ahead & put labels on them so that I know which square attaches to which other square. I can't remember who gave me the safety pin idea (or did I come up with it myself?), but I think it's going to work fabulously.





Now, I just need to finish the squares for the other three blankets & I can start piecing this one together. I'm excited - both to see this project finished & to get all of these squares OUT OF THE HOUSE! :)


P.S. I wrote this post on Sunday, & scheduled it to post on Friday, but here it is Thursday night & I've already pieced these squares together. I still need to do the border, so you'll have to endure at least one more picture (ha!). But I might take a break tomorrow - I think my arms are about to fall off.



Comments

  1. I just love this. The colors are fabulous -- as I've said before, they remind me of Central America, or Africa. I really like the three solid color blocks, too. They're a great addition -- very unique.

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  2. Very impressive! Those are some sizzling hot colors!

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  3. I think it was a brilliant touch having one square be solid yellow. It reinforces all the other colors in the quilt, and provides a rhythmic feeling.

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  4. I love it...I have a collection of such blankets in the summerhouse and if I see one lingering in a charity shop somewhere ...I buy...cant resist...i used to make myself...now just buy!!!

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  5. Beautiful! Lots of hard work and lots of love to make them.

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  6. Yes...so much work in all these squares. And the blankets are beautiful! So what are you planning to do with all your time when you are done with this?

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