Monday, April 16, 2012

Design Wall Monday 4/16/12

"At Last" by Etta James is one of those old standards that doesn't wear out for me.  Too many songs are repeated, ad nauseum, on the radio, and I'm constantly changing stations.  Drives me crazy!!  "At Last" is my favorite theme in quilting, too!  Seems like months -- well, weeks, anyway -- that I've had anything on the design wall, but I finally do!  My beautious granddaughter is going to college this fall (how did she get to be old enough??!!), and I offered to make a quilt for her dorm. I sent her links to fabric collections I have, and she chose the Buttercup line by Fresh Figs.  I added a few California Girls layer cake pieces to fill out some colors.   Funny, she said she likes the name of the Charlevoix fabric line, so we'll give that name to her quilt :-D  

Annie is very interested in the progress, as well.  I couldn't do it without her supervision! My quilting buddy,V, loves mystery quilts, and enjoys being the mystery coordinator for our guilds.  This pattern was a mystery that I made several years ago, and I realized I gave the original to my granddaughter's mother.  I wonder if she'll recognize it?!  And I hope, if she looks here, she'll realize it's going to look better and better through the progress from the design wall to the finish -- it looks kinda rough at this stage :-D

Go see Judy's blog, where there are already more than a dozen Design Wall links!  


  1. ohhhh great song, it's going to be in my head all day now, but that's ok :) Buttercup, yes granddaughter has good taste! Great looking quilt.

  2. Perfect quilt for a college dorm.

  3. The quilt is looking beautiful. You've made great progress!