Thursday, March 4, 2010

Amish?

Well I have finally decided on "Broken Dishes" plate 25, page 74.
It has more sparkle than what I have tried to do
here.  This just looks dark and dull to me and has no zing.  I'm moving on!
Try, try again.

11 comments:

Quiltdivajulie said...

Oh, don't give up ... it's wonderful!!!

Lazy Gal Tonya said...

I love the colors and the layout. but hmm, I can see that it is a bit dark. If you're feeling adventurous you could try cutting it up and adding brighter colors to it, like Siobhan did with one of her old Amish tops. good luck!

beth said...

I love it. The green perks it up!

Michele said...

I really like it! What a neat design. Your letters look great too.

Shelly said...

I really like it! Great idea with the names and date.
Audition some zing for a narrow inner border. Don't give up!
xo

wishes, true and kind said...

Many times when putting together a quilt, I go through a phase where I feel disappointed in the direction it is taking or that it isn't as good as what I imagined. Live with it a bit, play with it a bit, and you may just fall in love with it all over again. Sometimes when I have a design challenge, I come up with my most creative ideas. Step back from it a bit and then come back later with fresh eyes.

Andra Gayle said...

wow! I love it!!!

American Made Quilting said...

I love the shapes the color ... everything about it ... MOVE ON .. I see some great quilting space! Happily Quilting Natalie Carlton

Kim said...

Aren't you all such good cheerleaders!
Thanks so much for your encouragement.....this one may become something else but it is just not what I want for this class.

I've already changed directions :0)
thanks everyone
Happy Sewing

Lynda said...

I have the same trouble with photos - they always look darker than the actuality! The colours go together very well!

YankeeQuilter said...

I found what I love about the quilts in the exhibit is the depth they are able to achieve using just the solids. Most of my attempts at Amish quilts are like yours - very little contrast. I think we have to work harder at it when using solids.