Wednesday, February 8, 2017

WIP Wednesday - Meadow Mystery QAL

A finished quilt top -- my Meadow Mystery.  The QAL hosted by Cheryl @ Meadow Mist Designs has been ongoing since last summer, and the final piecing instructions were released last week.


I have a confession to make.  I've been calling the green fabric Chartreuse since the beginning of this QAL.  I was wrong...it's actually Cactus.  How did I make that mistake?  Don't tell Robert Kaufman -- don't want to lose my Kona Nerd Badass status.


I had hoped to add a border or two -- this finishes around 61 inches -- but I don't have enough fabric.  I was working from my stash, but I do have enough Cactus to do the binding.



Now to make a plan for the quilting.

Linking up with:

Let's Bee Social @ Sew Fresh Quilts
WIP Wednesday @ The Needle and Thread Network
Midweek Makers @ Quilt Fabrication
Wednesday Wait Loss @ The Inquiring Quilter


16 comments:

  1. Yours is very pretty and I'd call that green chartuse before I'd call it cactus too! It looks more like the first than the second but I won't tell either! I didn't have enough fabrics to do borders either, oh well live and learn. Hopefully the next time we will both have enough to add borders.

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  2. This is so lovely! Too bad you ran out if fabric. But I find Kona is remarkably consistent. Could you buy more fabric fur the borders? Or are you just ready to get it done? That I get. Can't wait to see the finish.

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    1. I meant to add how much I love that chartreuse or cactus or whatever you call it. Yum! This quilt is so lovely.

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  3. Great job Anna. Love the bright colors. 😊

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  4. I am anxious to get mine together, too! Although mine is probably my least favorite of all I've seen, it is still a really fun quilt! Yours is gorgeous!! Can't wait to see how you quilt it!

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  5. I love how your colors came together in the final design, Anja! The orange just glows. :)

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  6. Very nice! Despite being a Kona lover, I must confess I can't keep the names straight. Lol. Interested in seeing how you quilt this one! 😊

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  7. No fabric scraps whatsoever to use with white for borders? What about a print that has some of the colors in the quilt? But even if none of those ideas works out, it's a beautiful quilt as it is! Thank you for sharing on Midweek Makers

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  8. I've been crushing on all the fabrics you picked out ever since we started this mystery quilt, so now I can crush on the quilt top. It all came together really nicely.

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  9. Anja, what a beauty! Your mystery quilt came out gorgeous! Ooo, Cactus binding will be nice! Even without any borders!

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  10. Turned out amazing. I'm still working on mine, I do see the light at the end of the tunnel, lol.

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  11. You definitely chose the right colours. It's stunning.

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  12. Love your colour choices. I started sewing my top together last night and I'm also debating a border.

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  13. I love your color choices, that cactus color is awesome!

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