Sunday 2 March 2014

Work in Progress: The Bluenose II Pixel Quilt - Part 6

Ready to sail away? Maybe to some island in the South Pacific? Make sure to bring along a treadle sewing machine as there's not likely to be reliable electricity, plus a large supply of fabric, thread and batting. Sounds pretty appealing, doesn't it? Especially in view of the winter we've been having. And even though it's already March, it's still -24C as I'm writing this. So the idea of migrating to the tropics is very tempting... As long as I can still quilt. And here's the schooner we can sail on:

Well, no, it's not quite finished, but you can definitely see those sails now. And by the time it's done, we might not need to sail away because it should be spring...
Here's what is probably the most complicated strip in the quilt:
Eight different colours in a 10 inch strip! That's about the centre of row 3. It doesn't look so complicated from a distance, as seen in the first picture. Here it is up closer:

Halfway there (3 rows of 6 done).
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