Monday, July 17, 2017

Design Wall Monday - Candy Dish


 
This little 18" square UFO is a kit I bought 4 years ago on a guild bus trip to Minnesota shops.  It's done in just 3 fabrics with a black and cream colorway rather than the scrappy look on the pattern photo.  Candy Dish was the name on the pattern and I have to say that the instructions were a bit frustrating to follow.  The pattern was all single spaced and too "wordy".  The shop had also included a "copy" of the original instructions with things crossed out and hand written notes added to address this layout. I understand wanting to make it all fit on 1 sheet of paper, but it was too cluttered to make sense.  And they had crossed out pieces that I did end up cutting and using. 
 
But it's done and sandwiched, ready to quilt. I'm going to do it myself with black thread.  We'll see how that goes.  I really like the way it looks.
 
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3 comments:

  1. I have some knitting patterns like that. A booklet of unnecessary verbiage amid the directions. Separating them sometime is difficult to impossible.

    I love how this mini quilt turned out, especially in those fabrics and colors.

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  2. It's a beautiful block. I feel bad for beginning quilters with some of these patterns. They can be confusing, but you worked it out nicely. Black quilting will finish it off in style!

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  3. Hi Sara,
    How frustrating to have poor directions, but your finished piece rocks. You showed them in spite of them. I need to make a table topper myself - this looks like a cute one to me. ~smile~ Roseanne

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