This quilt has been on and off the design wall for months!
After sewing 4 rows, I decided I was NOT a hexi girl . . . have you ever sewed hexi rows together? not. fun.
Then I discovered this pattern:
believe it or not, adding the white strip in the middle is much easier than sewing hexies together.
I wanted to make it look like a piano key board
You have to turn it sideways to see the key board, like this:
Do you see the keys? (my husband didn't either) This quilt is for my niece who is extremely gifted on a piano. I wish you could hear her, her fingers fly back and forth along the keyboard.
My favorite part is that little tease in the binding.
In the quilting process, I got lots of "swirl with a hook" practice.
and match stick practice.
Quilted on my HQ Sweet Sixteen. Have I mentioned how much I love it?
It's the perfect option for me.
No scraps were left behind, ha ha.
confessions of a fabric addict
Just in case your internal clock is wondering the dates of the next Bloggers Quilt Festival, here you go: