Wednesday, January 20, 2016

WIP Wednesday: In Line

Well, what can I say? I've just been quilting my Greek Key quilt. Yep, that's about the sum of things this week: Gettin' her done. : )

This one is pretty minimal for me, and it's reminded me of the importance of simplifying. I have a tendency to get pretty complex with my designs (sometimes too complex), so going the minimal route was a welcome departure. Note to self: There's beauty in simplicity too. And even when I'm designing/making something that is intentionally more complex, that doesn't mean I shouldn't use my critical eye to try to pare things down where I can!

Want to make something minimal with me? This bad boy will be a quilt-along on the Bernina's We All Sew very soon!

What are you working on this week? Let's see it!

LINK-UP RULES:
1. Link up any blog post or Instagram photo from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. To link an Instagram photo, click the "Add Your Link" button below, then click on the Instagram icon at the bottom of the screen that pops up. You should then be able to select any of your recent Instagram photos. Where it says "Link," use the URL of your Instagram feed (for example, my URL is www.instagram.com/freshlypieced). Please hashtag your IG post #wipwednesday
3. If you are linking to a blog post, please link back here to my blog somewhere in your post.
4. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links, either IG or blog—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!

19 comments:

Cut&Alter said...

I love your straight line quilting - it really could suit every quilt that was made!

Kate said...

The quilting looks great. I've never been one for the real ornate quilting. Not that there aren't some gorgeous quilts made that way, my quilts just seem to do better with simple.

Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation said...

I do loe the simplicity and clean look of your Greek Key quilt. Can't wait to see it finished!

:) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

memmens said...

This is looking like it will be finished soon, have fun with straight lines!

Valerie Reynolds said...

Love straight line quilting...if I could only do it as well as you! LOL!! Thanks for the WIP linky!!

Paige said...

Coming along nicely! The quilt a-long sounds great! Thank you for hosting the WIP Wednesday link up.

Jayne said...

There is a lot to be said about simplicity! This will be gorgeous when it's finished and I can't wait to see!

Anja @ Anja Quilts said...

Sometimes straight-line quilting is the way to go. A quilt along sounds fun.

hydeeannsews said...

i forget to simplify too but it's always so pleasing and i love the results! nice work.

Michelle said...

Hi. Your quilts are gorgeous and yours is one of my bloglovin favorites. Could you tell me how you go about your straight line quilting? I have a piece I want to quilt that way but have never done it and I'm terrified.

Jennifer Fulton Inquiring Quilter said...

Great quilt and the quilting is wonderful. Sometimes simple is the way to go. I'm looking forward to the finish!

Remnant Quilter said...

Thank you for the linkup.

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Straight line quilting is my favourite and it really suits the design of your quilt. I do it most of the time, when I'm not hand quilting, because that's my least favourite part and it's easier! Thank goodness for the walking foot!

Kris said...

CAn't wait to see your quilt all done! I loved it since I saw the block bits!

ClotheslineCottons said...

Looking forward to seeing the greek keys all finished up! Thank you for hosting the link up party. It's fun to see all the amaze-ball stuff in bloggy land.

Georgi said...

I do a lot of straight line quilting ~ it's simple but beautiful! Can't wait to see your finished quilt :)

Christina McGowan said...

So crisp! Is that masking tape? Is that what you use to get the straight lines? And if so, how'd you get the masking tape laid on straight?! Wow!😆

Lara B. said...

Simple really seems the perfect way to go for your Greek Key quilt Lee. It will look terrific when finished! Good old masking tape, at your service.

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