Brainstorming….er….auditioning………

I am in need of a motif/design that will fit in the cream tone-on-tone blocks in the “Forest and Loon” Quilt…….001 (2)

Those blocks form a very dominant diamond surrounding that center portion. I need something that carries the “leaf” motif along but is different from the HST (half square triangle) blocks I just finished. A bit of thinking, doodling and cruising through my Pinterest boards, some modifications…. and………wha-la!!!! I think I’ve got it!!!!! 002 

This is my thought on a test muslin……the blocks will be marked into quadrants and on the diagonal (using a Frixion pen). The lower left portion shows a pen marked motif, above that a marked motif that I stitched over to get the “feel” of it and the other 2 (right top and bottom) are totally freehand. Yup……….it’s a “go”!!!! See ya later…………………………………

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About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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9 Responses to Brainstorming….er….auditioning………

  1. Janice says:

    I enjoy viewing your work, always beautiful.

  2. Thread crazy says:

    The leaf pattern looks like it fits right in, plus also looks a tad like a big feather!

  3. Love the bump feathers. Or as my family calls them “teeth” feathers.

  4. witchylin says:

    Just perfect. 🙂

  5. Mary Mell says:

    Amazing! Can’t wait to see it finished. This is my 40th anniversary gift to my hubby!!

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