“If you stumble make it part of the dance.”
If I have any part of that I always stumble on, it’s the layout part. I have just decided that when it comes to laying out quilts, I’m going to embrace that I will try five million different variations. Then I will decide on the one I laid out first. Every time. It’s just part of the dance. I will not second-guess this second-guessing part of my process. It’s just part of my quilt-dance.
Here are two layouts I tried with Witches Windows, based on the Project Carrie’s Cowboy Corral Quilt. I made a little design wall, and have it propped up in the kitchen before I attached it to any wall. Here is the tutorial I used.
I ended up with the second one pictured here. I have some pumpkin fabric to attach as a border, and I’m thinking some little spider print for the back. Actually quilting and finishing this seems a long way away, but Hey! I have my first Harriet quilt top done!
What a relief! Have you made this quilt? How did yours turn out?
This post is part of a series where I work through Quilter’s Academy, a book by Harriet Hargrave & Carrie Hargrave. See archives for the rest of the series.