Progress Report

Here is the set up for working on the very large piece that has my attention. Mr. C fashioned these tables that are long enough to work on a section of this at a time. I am starting with the center, which will get lightly fused and then I will do the top and the bottom. I then hope to put it on the design wall and make any adjustments. After that I will give it a final fuse and start quilting. The crosses will be added after the quilting phase.

Comstarted

Here is the warm color end:

Redfuchsiaend

Here is the cool end. I started on this side, but decided I was not happy with my blues and greens so I dyed some more today.

Bluepurpleend

Here are my new blues and greens so I can get back to my layout tomorrow.

Morebluegreen

I knew this would be a big job and now I am right in the middle of it and I am getting excited to finish the fusing and start quilting. The quilting is fairly simple so I am hoping I can do it on my Janome by rolling up each end while I quilt the other. I know that people have done king-size quilts on normal machines so I have high hopes!!

As a reminder, here is the original quilt that I did for my church in Santa Rosa. It was seen by the folks in Alabama and that is why I was asked to to this. This is 98 inches long and 18 inches wide.

Silkbanner

8 Responses to “Progress Report”

  1. Judy says:

    Looks great!!

  2. dee says:

    OOOOOOOO AHHHHHHHH…go to it girl.Stunning colors. How it will light the area where it will hang!Dare I say divine?

  3. liz berg says:

    This is going to be stunning! It already sings…Holy Spirit!

  4. bobbi says:

    It’s wonderful to watch your process as you build the quilt…thanks!

  5. Jen Anderson says:

    The fabulous color gives me goosebumps. It’s fun watching it all come together, bit by bit. Jen

  6. Sally Morris says:

    Geri, When Sue Benner does these large pieces she quilts each half and then puts them together. Could you do this? It will be sensational.

  7. Looking goooooooooood!

    Shirley in New Zealand

  8. Cindra says:

    For some reason no picture of your original piece shows up and I would really like to see it because this is so beautiful!