Wednesday, March 23, 2011

WIP Wednesday

I finally made some progress on my doll quilt for DQS 10.  I really wanted to try something out of my comfort zone for the swap so I chose applique. 

I cut the tree shape a few weeks ago using my Cricut and finished cutting the leaves this weekend.  The Cricut worked well for cutting through the fabric…any issues I had were purely due to operator error!  

I have lots of leaves left over so I’m debating adding more.  What do you think? 

For right now I’m going to leave it as is, and add the borders – green patchwork along the bottom and blue patchwork around the sides and top.  I plan on mostly using Central Park by Kate Spain for Moda but might supplement in some additional fabric as I go.

3 comments:

Candi said...

What about embrodering a little birdie in there somewhere? It looks great!

Josurin said...

I agree, a bird would be lovely. You could also consider strategically placing a few extra leaves on the "ground", as if they had fallen from the tree.

The Rx quilter said...

How big it the tree? I want to make a 'tree of life' quilt and this looks exactly what I have planned in my head. Do you have a Cricut? If it is large enough, I may need to persuade you to cut me a tree if I would send you the fabric and a little extra fabric incentive???? :)