Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Pezzy Pizazz

A top!  I finally have my little pezzy prints into a top!  It took a long, long time to tame  trim my HSTs into submission shape, but in the end all of that effort was 100% worth while.


This pattern came together so very quickly once the HSTs were uniform size.  Without a bother the points just seemed to match up perfectly.  I will say, this was also a wonderful pattern for seams nesting to give some guidance when sewing.  By pressing the seams always to the print, each I sewed a seam the pieces just melted together and the points were nice and crisp.  

On the back I'll use a Kona Corn Yellow.  I haven't worked out how I'll bind it yet, but that will come while I'm quilting away.  

Any suggestions on how to quilt it?  I could do diagonal straight lines easily, but I'm starting to feel like that's a cop-out.  Concentric semi circles?  

23 comments:

Canadian Abroad said...

Oh pretty! Quilting ideas don't come to me before the school run though.

Trudi said...

Looks fantastic! I think something that continues with the motion created by the piecing for the quilting will be great :)

Indianna said...

How about diamonds.....
http://filminthefridge.com/2011/04/01/big-diamond-little-diamond-a-straight-line-quilting-pattern/

Di said...

Very sweet and I like the pattern. No idea about adventurous quilting though! Di x

Kirsten said...

This looks so cool in the pezzy prints - straight line quilting would be great!

Fiona @ Poppy Makes said...

Yay! It looks fantastic! I really like the quilting I did when I used that same pattern, and it was really pretty easy too - http://kelbysews.blogspot.co.uk/p/tutorials.html - it's the cathederal windows quilting tutorial.
But whatever you choose it will be gorgeous!

Linda Coleman said...

Cindy I love it, the colours and the pattern are great.

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Toni said...

It looks wonderful, Cindy! Trimming HSTs is such a pain, but I always love the resulting quilts! I admit that I am a big fan of straight line quilting, but if you want to avoid doing just diagonals, maybe you could choose an hourglass and echo it? Oh, and I love corn yellow...great choice!!

Archie the wonder dog said...

It's so pretty! How about quilting Baptist Fans?

Leanne said...

This is wonderful, I keep looking at this layout for the hsts. I think your idea of concentric circles or a huge spiral would be good for the quilting but the other ideas here are also good.

Cindy Sharp said...

Love it. I would quilt it with some curves.

Annabella said...

Oh it's gorgeous Cindy! I never advise on quilting but looks like you ahve some great suggestions.

Katy Cameron said...

It looks great, and I think the circle quilting will look great with al the straight lines in the top

Svetlana said...

wow, this turned out absolutely beautiful!!!! great job!

Sarah said...

Oh wow cinders thats lovely! Circly quilting of some kind defo.

Nicky said...

I'd be tempted to do ovals echoing those in the pezzy prints but quite a bit bigger!

Sarah @ FairyFace Designs said...

Looks absolutely fab! I would go with some kind of curvy quilting for definite, not sure what though!

Sophie Belle Designs said...

It's looking great Cindy,

Inspiredbyfelix said...

Ooo looks amazing Cindy! Not sure about the quilting, you could do little circles, one the size of each block? I'm not good enough to attempt that one though!

diane said...

circles with a walking foot really are easy. This quilt would look great with some circles. Well done

Erin @ Billy Button Design said...

I know I know....trimming HST's but yes it is worth all the hassle I the end. Looks amazing. See I would do the diagonal but maybe that is just boring me....

postmoderncraft said...

I love Pezzies! This is so fresh and happy and colorful. I would quilt it with a giant spiral, or two or three.

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