August ‘19 OMG

My August ‘19 One Monthly Goal is to finish my Tranquility quilt top. That is the name I have chosen to give my adaptation of Robin Picken’s Harlequin Quilt. I purchased the PDF at her Etsy shop, but she now sells both the PDF and paper pattern at the shop on her website. I chose to create paper-pieced templates rather than using a plastic template for cutting out the shapes or a triangle ruler. And I did not follow Robin’s pattern exactly. Except for the borders, my placement of the half-rectangle triangle blocks was more random. I added two more columns and one more row, but using her pattern and Saija Kiiskinen’s lovely take on the Harlequin quilt for inspiration, I was able to come up with a workable design that features the same fabric collection that Saija used, Loved to Pieces by Mr. Domestic, though I used different coordinating Art Gallery Fabrics Pure Elements solids (Tile Blue, Cozumel Blue, Fresh Water, and Zambia Stone). It will be a good size quilt at 75”x76” that I will use on my full-size bed. Below is a pic of the blocks I have sewn into partial rows. It shows 11 of the 19 total columns and 5 of total 11 rows. I’m definitely liking how this project is shaping up.

Linking up to Elm Street Quilts: August ‘18 OMG.

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6 Responses to August ‘19 OMG

  1. dezertsuz says:

    Whatever plan you followed is producing a lovely, calming quilt. I think Tranquility is a great name for it. Best of luck this month!

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  2. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Mary! These fabrics are just divine. And the layout you have shared is really stunning. This is coming together so nicely. I look forward to seeing this as a quilt top later this month. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  3. patty says:

    Beautiful! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project.

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  4. patty says:

    Love that! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts OMG and good luck with your project!

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