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Double Wedding Ring: finished top

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What can I say? this is a bit wild.
When the NY Modern Quilt Guild put it out last summer that they were holding a show and tell of double wedding ring quilts, I was really excited to make a modern variation. The design evolved a couple of different times during the sewing, but here is the top. Ready to baste and quilt…racing to get it done by the December 1st deadline!
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this photo shows the blocks laid out on my sewing room floor before I sewed them together, but I like the close-up of all the fabrics. 
I started with fat eighth bundle of Notting Hill fabric by Joel Dewberry, only using the pink/orange and green/blue color ways. I also added lots of pieces from my stash, including solids to tone it down a bit.
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The loud colors did not keep Cleo from falling asleep
I admit that I ma not confident of the success of this concept. Is it just too much? maybe. It reminds me of those colorblindness tests where you look at a bunch of colored dots and see if you can pick out the numbers hidden in the contrasting colored dots.
Must get to quilting it.
I will be back Friday with our Midnight at the Oasis QAL post, I am loving how my quilt is looking!
Sharon
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14 thoughts on “Double Wedding Ring: finished top

  1. ~Diana says:

    I think your Cleo and my Duke would be fast friends 🙂 He’s always by my side when I’m doing anything 🙂

  2. Elizabeth says:

    Oh my goodness, you have an amazing quilt here! Trust in your color combos, and creativity. You have created a masterpiece- good for you for stretching yourself.

  3. Caroline says:

    Your quilt is gorgeous!

  4. Jacque says:

    It’s amazing! You are much more brave with colors than I! LOL

  5. I love it! It’s brightened up my day

  6. Rosa says:

    Fantastic.Love it!!

  7. Margreth says:

    What can I say…..It’s a fantastic quilt with a modern twist!

  8. lvkwilt says:

    Love it! I think you may have a winner there!

  9. Em says:

    Love how it turned out!

  10. wipgirl says:

    Looks pretty amazing! It is pretty busy, but I think it works both as a concept (pattern-wise, I mean) and in the way it looks. When I stumbled across your posts about the Midnight at the Oasis quiltalong, I got looking into patterns by Jen Kingwell and found another one I really love, which I’ve already forgotten the name of… Gypsy something, which is also a pretty busy looking quilt, but it’s just amazing. Anyway, point being: nothing to worry about. Sometimes Too Much is exactly the right thing.

  11. Cathy says:

    Wow….your quilt is fantastic. You did such a wonderful job. Hugs

  12. Love this take on the classic!

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