Chrysanthemums and Old Lace

Chrysanthemums and Old Lace 1

Owing to the fact that I had allowed two days for the Wedding Fan  and White Wedding series to both have separate project files for straight and on point settings I have a break in scheduling . I have been going through the vault and bringing out a different project file every day for over two months and sharing one, sometimes more, virtual designs from each file.

This weekend I have nothing listed, so I went even further into the vault and brought out a pair of rather fanciful designs which I did just for fun several years ago. Both are destined to provide a couple of patterns after some modifications.

I think this one would be about lap size.

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Somebody else is playing with Electric Quilt and getting some great results.

Alpine Cross Quilt Block Part 1

About Virtual Quilter

I am a quilter who designs many more quilts than I will ever make, and I am sharing one quilt design every day in Virtual Quilter. I also share my completed projects in Stuff-Ups, and Christmas decorations in Christmas Everyday of the Year.
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14 Responses to Chrysanthemums and Old Lace

  1. I love the center; I think that is very pretty, but I’m just not crazy about the border.

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  2. Very different. I like the quiet elegance, especially in the outer blocks/border. Can’t wait to see what else is in this file.

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    • Liz,

      I didn’t go looking too far, but think there is some better designs in there … and others which need work. It is a different sort of challenge when I design some applique blocks which don’t quite fit the norm and then try to work out how to use them most effectively.

      Judy B

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  3. Sally says:

    Loving the look of the border …….looks like wrought iron gates…..

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    • Sally,

      Guess what I traced from! I love wrought iron on buildings and take lots of photos, but don’t copy exactly, then try to mkae it go around quilts rather than verandahs and balconies.

      Judy B

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  4. Judy,
    This is absolutely stunning! The old lace feel is spot on…so very intricate…I keep going back to it and trying to figure “how” to construct this quilt. It would make a lovely wallhangings, especially in an older Victorian home…paper piecing might be the way to go!

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    • Thank you.

      The blocks are drawn up as applique … all the curves would lead to some minuscule pieces for piecing of any sort … I just had a close up look at the blocks in the project file! I had a little play while I was there, but don’t tell anyone!

      Judy B

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  5. Glynis says:

    Lovely design Judy!

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  6. Mel says:

    This pattern is outstanding! Did you draw all the elements of the border blocks?

    Mel Heimo Meister

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