Friday, February 25, 2011

Eventide


I'm really looking forward to the "Eventide" sew-along hosted by Thelma!  I'm a little behind the others but excited to join in! I'm using fatquarters from three different lines for my quilt--combining French General's Rouenneries and Maison de Garance with Park Avenue by Three Sisters. I took out all of the Christmas prints from Park Avenue so that my quilt won't be a holiday quilt, and I also removed all of the blues from Park Avenue so that I could make the Rouenneries grays stand out.


Clockwise from top left are: my backgrounds for Ohio Star blocks; light and mediums for alternating squares, Ohio Stars and borders; prints for alternating squares and borders; and assorted reds for the inner borders.


This final grouping wil  be the medium and darks for the Ohio Star blocks. I'm really excited to get started--I have a lot of ironing to do first, though! If you're interested in sewing along, it's not to late to join!  Just leave a comment here!

Have a wonderful day!


24 comments:

Heather said...

What a delicious assortment you have chosen! I think it will be divine when completed! It looks like you have throught through all the colour choices well, great job!

Sinta Renee said...

French General is a wonderful choice for your Eventide!

Mad about Craft said...

This quilt is going to be beautiful!

Can't wait to see it.

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

these colors are beautiful! What a great combination.

Cathy said...

I saw this project on Thelma's blog, very tempting except that I have so many projects in the works right now and really can't add another one. You've picked out a great-looking set of fabrics for your quilt. I like that you are mixing prints from several lines.

Karen said...

I wish I could join, these fabrics are absolutely yummy!!! I can't get any more distracted than I am, I've got to finish some of my UFO's. But I'll be watching :).

Q said...

I lean very much towards contemporary when it comes to fabrics but I really love that medium and dark combo for the stars. It's nice to see other peoples' combos to widen my tastes!
Can't wait to see your work on it.

Amanda Murphy said...

These fabics are going to be so beautiful!

Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

Gorgeous pattern and fabric!! Can't wait to see more Sherri!

SarahVee said...

Your fabrics are gorgeous! This will be a stunning quilt. Looking forward to watching you create another beauty.

Orcsmom said...

Can't wait to see the quilt completed! Keep us updated, please!

Pam

Strlady said...

Ah. That is going to look fantastic! the colors a just muted enough to be gorgeous. And the reds! I love the reds in any quilt. these are just beautiful.

WoolenSails said...

Those are such beautiful fabrics, it is going to be gorgeous.

Debbie

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

Gorgeous fabrics! I would love to join y'all, but don't have that pattern. If I find it at the quilt expo next weekend, I'll be in! ;-)
Have a happy weekend!

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

Oh, you're killin' me! I'd love to join the sew-along, but I know I won't be able to keep up. I love the fabrics you combined. I wouldn't have thought some of those would look so good together. That's going to be a gorgeous quilt!

Darlene said...

Fabulous selection of fabrics - it's going to be beautiful, Sherri.

Allyson said...

Ooooh, so pretty. I'm still mulling over the idea of joining in the Eventide sew-along.....really late. I love the pattern, and have fabrics all picked out for it, but I just am so short on time. But I'll say, looking at your pile of gorgeous fabrics makes me want to pull out my Maison de Garance bundle and go to town! Your fabrics are stunning. Can't wait to see the finished quilt.

Carol said...

Nice fabric selection Sherri. Your quilt is going to be beautiful.

Melody said...

Such beautiful fabric choices.

Michele said...

Your quilt is going to be beautiful! Love your fabric choices :) I can't wait to see it as the quilt comes together.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

I just love the fabrics you pulled from those three lines Sherri! It's going to be a beauty.

Carol said...

It's going to be amazing! I love how you took fabrics from several groups...can't wait to see it grow!

Carrie P. said...

What a great looking quilt that will be. Love the black fabrics.

Mama Pea said...

It's going to be gorgeous. Good choices. Can't go wrong with French General, can you? :-)