Wednesday, April 2, 2014
vert et rouge
I love blog inspired quilt a longs so I had a fun time with Melissa's Start Bright quilt-a-long I used Moda Scrumptious fabric and turned a single block into a mini quilt.
When faced with a blank canvas, I have two go to FMQ stitches - either the basic meander / stipple or feathers. Feathers are probably the most fun so I used a pretty green thread and put feathers in all the green areas.
I tried my hand at pebbling in the red areas - I was really not sure how to get the effect I wanted but gave it my best.
I left the white area open. Used a red binding to try and tone down the green just a bit!
I was really stumped to come up with a name for this mini quilt so I went with green and red but added a bit of French flair .... vert et rouge. We've a exchange student from France coming to live with us in a few weeks so getting in the mood!
Melissa will have a finish parade on her blog toay.