Saturday, May 28, 2016

Pretty Pyramids

I am in love with this quilt!  It's bright rich colours and dimension just make it come alive.  It's actually more like a piece of art than a quilt.


The pattern is called Pretty Pyramid and is made using a graduated fabric.  Each piece cut out to make the pyramids create an optical illusion.


Here you can see the triangle pieced before it is quilted.  Hoary for my customer she did an amazing job piecing together all of those tricky Y seams.


For the quilting I stitched in the ditch around all of the black piecing and then the triangles themselves were quilted with three triangles inside each spaced one inch apart.  Each in a matching verigated thread. I love using Wonderfil Threads they are fabulous to work with and they have a great selection of verigated threads to choose from.


I made sure that the corners of the stitched triangles matched up with the seams of the pieced triangle to create an added and amazing 3D effect.

 
Then to finish it all off I stitched the border using a triangular pattern to accentuate the pattern of the quilt itself.


This is one of those jobs you feel extremely satisfied with when you are done and wished that the quilt was hanging up in your own studio :)











4 comments:

  1. Great quilting on these pyramids Roberta

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  2. It's absolutely stunning. It really does look 3D. Your stitching is the perfect accent to such beautiful work.

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    1. Thanks Tracy, I am pretty happy with it.

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