A Lovely Year of Finishes = June finished top



 I did it! I completed the top for the DYO Sampler from SewMamaSew Summer SAL designed by Sarah from Sarah Quilts HERE. I followed quite a bit of her block size layouts because I had quite a few orphan blocks that fit those sizes. 


This top is made up of some orphan blocks from the 2012 Craftsy BOM and some old blocks I learned how to make from my mom. Other blocks are just scrap pieces I put together in an improv way.  I tried to get the balance of colors to play across the quilt top. Not sure I succeeded....BUT,I did use a lot of scraps and blocks. However, like most scrap projects, I still have lots of scraps from this.   sigh.......

 
 
My goal for June was to get the top done and maybe the backing. I have a couple leftover blocks for the back that I will work into the scrappy back.  I have to wait for a bit to tackle the back because this is so much bigger than I thought it would be. It is going to be a monster for me to quilt so I might have to think on it a bit.
 
Linking up with   HERE

A Lovely Year of Finishes

 

Comments

  1. That looks good!! Congrats on getting it done.

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  2. It's so pretty...I love those colors! :0)

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  3. Wonderful design and great use of orphan blocks! Love the colors you used. Very pretty.

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  4. This is sooo unique! And I agree...your choice of colors really make this an original!

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  5. Nice work! It's fun to see all the different blocks together. I'm going to have to try one of these someday.

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  6. Cute Kris! Good job making them all fit in together

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