Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sweet Pea Manor

Well here's a throwback Thursday for you...

This is an oldie.  I got the pattern back when Judith owned the shop, and started it a few years ago.

 Let me start by saying, it's a (really) cute pattern.  It's got good bones!  But, and this may be shocking to hear out of me, that cover sample is just too much.  There is so much stuff going on, and it's all bright and while the colors are all very different...the tones are not.  Excluding the yellow (light) and the blue (dark), everything else is tonally similar and I think some neat details get lost in all that.

So, I changed it up.  I kept the bright colors, but added some more mid tones and black and white. I omitted the stars in the sky, And no, the sky isn't freakin' pink.

Almost there...

The center is complete!

The baskets kicked my ass for some reason.  I guess subconsciously I wanted them to be bear paws.

Well executed, but wrong. 

All that's left now is to get the borders on, which, I haven't decided what those are yet, and to quilt it up. 

1 comment:

  1. I love the colors you chose! It really ties it all together.


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