Wednesday, 22 June 2016

WOW: Time for a New Pattern!

WOW = WIPs On Wednesdays
I'm loving these fabrics together, they really strike a chord with me 
I'm going to use them together in my new quilt design

I'm PDF-ing my latest pattern this morning. It's completely gorgeous (if I do say so myself!) and I hope to show it off straight after WOW this week, so be sure to pop back and have a look for yourself! This is all completely a spur of the moment thing, but it's such a straightforward quilt that I can get the pattern done in one day, so I've decided, why not?

I designed the quilt in question as a wedding gift for a friend who was looking for that special kind of quilt you only recognize when you set your eyes on it. I let her have a look at my latest designs and she picked this one out. Well, it was a good choice, she went ahead to make it up and I saw it for the first time on the weekend. What can I say? I was really impressed with how effective it looks, so I've decided to release it. 

There are many patterns in my folio that are ready for release ...but I haven't released them because I haven't had time to make them. I kind of feel that I should make all the quilts I design. This is an impossible task in just one lifetime, so I try to prioritize, but it's hard. So, I'm torn about seeing them made up..or just letting them sit on my shelf. Now, I've finally decided that I am at an age where I need to just put them out - so stay tuned and be sure to check back on Friday :) 
What's Your WOW?

8 comments:

  1. You are such a tease...can't wait to see the pattern. Your work is always so beautiful.

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  2. That's a tempting little corner you've shown us :0) Such lovely fabrics!

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  3. Esther ... you could have a few people make up the quilts for you, so that you have an actual quilt to show, with the pattern. Designer Pat Sloan, does that.

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  4. great combination of fabrics, I'm looking forward to see what you will make with them

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  5. Wow is all I can say about that newsprint fabric with the repro and the floral. It certainly works! Very intriguing choice. Keep putting those designs out there. You're so talented.

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  6. I spy applique!! Love whatever it is your plannung for us!

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  7. I am simply a sucker for the printed word on fabric. I'm especially intrigued by the combination of word and reproduction fabrics and I'm looking forward to what transpires.

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