Thursday, November 4, 2010

Today is the BIG DAY!

The name of this lovely piece is "The Pond Quilt" (although I've heard it being called Waterlily Pond Quilt) and is designed by Martina Weber at  The picture in no way does the piece justice.

The colors are bold, bright and beautiful.  The finished size (on 32ct. linen) is 22x22 inches.  That's pretty big.  With allowance for framing, I'm working on a piece of 32x32 Antique White Belfast linen.  The threads are, in a word, yummy.  I'm using some DMC floss, Rainbow Gallery Braid, Thread Gatherer Silk 'n Colors and Silk Perle, and Soie d' Alger Silk.  I ordered the Delica beads as a kit and they came in the most adorable glass containers, I can hardly wait to start using them.  But, since the beads are the last thing to attach on a project, my guess is that I'll be using them around December of 2011... yes 2011! 

Well off to start the border.  I figure I will do all of the border and then each individual square.  The border will take a long time and I will post my progress.  I  found the centre on my huge piece of fabric and am ready to start.  Happy stitching to me!

1 comment:

  1. Just delightful! I hope you will be very happy with this project. I think that 'yummy' IS the word for those have exquisite taste, Dear...Best of luck to you on this large project...and with your blog too, by the way...what an awesome idea!