26 June 2016

2016 BOM

I've made some virtual progress on this years BOM.  My main concern has been how get a couple of the block patterns into EQ and I think I have worked out how to do it.  The patterns still need to be worked on and the  images smoothed out but the initial Block work is looking pretty good so I should be able to sharpen the templates further closer to publishing time.

The Quilt  preliminary name is the Celtic Tree of Life and will feature celtic knots in at least 4 blocks.  Backgrounds will be pieced so be on the lookout for neutral's and greys.  I have purchased 25cm and 50cm pieces, to be honest I have lost count of how much I have because of course you can never have too many neutrals.  Once I work out the background piecing for the first block I will be able to calculate how fabric you will need.

I will be using my Kaffe stash together with my Material Obsession stash so there will be florals mixed with geometrics for the appliqué, basically anything goes at this stage and use what you like to make the quilt your own.  At this stage there will be no pieced filler blocks but that could change as I get into designing.

As with last years quilt the pattern will be just for the centre of the quilt and then I will give details of border options which you can choose to do or not.  I do this because I never like to make a pattern like the original so if I give you a couple of options and the requirements for those I think you can use your own creativity.  If there are appliqué templates required for the border these will be provided in the options so don't worry I won't leave you high and dry.

Kick off is 15 August 2016.  

1 comment:

Kate said...

Sounds like a very cool BOM. Looking forward to seeing your BOM blocks.