September is Orange

September's colour for Rainbow Scrappy Challenge is Orange.
 I dont use a lot of orange, mainly for kids quilts, so the scrap pile is fairly small.  I managed one star,
 and ten four patches.  There are a few more pre cut triangles, that I need to make a plan for.
 No orange in this quilt, but it is a flimsy finish! This is my second Vivid Grid quilt (pattern by Sharon McConnell) which appeared in the Spring issue of Quilts and More magazine.
I started and finished the blocks on Patchwork camp, so it was just a matter of sewing them all together.  The quilt is approximately 60 x 60" so I am just going to finish it as is.  I havent decided if I am up to quilting it myself, but as my shoulder hasn't been great, I will probably outsource it.  But need to find a backing first.  And  I am not sure how I will bind it...I have already used the left over jelly roll strips in another quilt!
Happy quilting Sue

10 comments:

  1. I didn't have much oranges either... and yet it is such a happy colour.... Love your quilt top... you could bind it in any of those colours so lots of choice...
    Hugz

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  2. That's a terrific pattern. Orange seems to be a color many quilters don't have much in their stash. You seemed to make do.

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  3. Gorgeous Sue.....and orange is one of my favourite colours!

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  4. I love your Vivid Grid quilt. I also made this quilt. It is in the pile to be quilted. Hugs

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  5. Glad you found enough orange for a few blocks. They are so happy!

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  6. Love your bright oranges - and your Vivid Grid top is really cool!

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  7. The palette to your "Vivid Grid" is subtle and beautiful...looks soft and glowing and more suitable for those of us heading into fall... :)

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  8. Well done on more finishes, and love the grid quilt too. Orange is nice and bright and cheerful.

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  9. You may not have much, but some great ORANGE in what you've got!! Nice job on your newly completed quilt top. Congrats!!

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