Funky Stuff Primary Colors Quilt

” Nothing is so fatiguing as

the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.”

-William James-

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This funky quilt needed a funky label.

This illustration by the wonderful illustrator Yaniv was perfect.

I have several Yaniv illustrations saved on my computer in Picasa. They are such happy and interesting illustrations and most are made out of itsy bitsy paper scraps . . . much like a mosaic. I added the text and printed the labels on an ink jet computer fabric sheet. I prefer to sew the labels onto the quilt rather than iron them on. It was easy to sew the label on three sides, stuff it and finish up the end.

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My sewing machine is a 20 year old Singer. I quilted the front and back together by sewing long, wavy lines from the top to the bottom. I started in the middle and worked left to right. I seem to be able to keep the fabric smoother that way. I added the binding by hand, using a wide blanket stitch.

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Primary colors are always so invigorating. They are happy colors. This quilt consists of one-third yards of four different fabrics on the top. The back  is one and one third yards of the same fabric and the binding is different that all the rest.

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In between more difficult and time-consuming projects it is often wise to do something that is less complicated and easy to complete. I agree with Mr. James that nothing is more annoying than a project that never ends.

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