Thursday, 18 June 2015

trippin' lightly round & round

It's all got a bit messy in the sewing room this week
I've sewed a little bits quickly & then left the chaos quickly   
- no chance of vacuuming in here!

I've been slowly piecing the last ten blocks for my version of 'Tripping Lightly' 
a lovely, low volume trip-around-the-world quilt I originally saw at a local quilt show. 
I decided to enlarge my quilt
so have been looking rummaging madly through my stash
for more low volume, blending bits & pieces....

... but believe it or not, I did have a little system happening...

... see!

b&w pic to check the values 

Goodness... I've just loved making this quilt! 
A traditional design and yet not totally - 
there are chains of planned colour yes, 
but I think the scrappy fabric assortment adds some interest to those radiating diamonds! 
It's all ready for quilting now!

Hope you had some time to sew too!
Linking up with Lee for WiP Wednesday
and with Julie here at pinkdoxies


  1. A lovely fresh looking quilt - are you quilting this yourself?

    1. Thank you Maureen. Well, this quilt has turned out unexpectedly quite big, approx. 70” / 175 cms square, a bit tricky on the old domestic machine! So I’m now thinking about getting it quilted by Annette @ Wild Cotton. Cheers, Linda

  2. It looks lovely on the bed Linda

  3. Oooo, I just love this quilt. It has all my favorite colors.

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog!
    I like seeing your process photos.

  5. beautiful ! the stars on your design caught my eye too

    1. Thank you! Ah yes, those scrappy daisy blocks... next on my list this weekend!

  6. This is looking beautiful Linda - love the brighter pops of orange.

    1. Thank you Julie! Yes, I tossed up between using the orange or a darker blue with white flower as my accent... the orange won!


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