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October 25, 2014

WIP :: Moroccan Tile Quilt

Moroccan Tile quilt - wip
Earlier this week I put some time into the Moroccan Tile quilt top. It's almost done. And then I just need to find some backing fabric. And binding. I'm thinking this Britten fabric from IKEA would make a fun contrast. Hopefully my local store has it in stock.

And of course quilt it. I'll probably machine quilt this one. Which is a bit daunting. I've only ever machine quilted small quilts.

If you have any recommendations for what thread to use, I'd love to hear it!

Moroccan Tile quilt - wip
Do you wear shoes when using your sewing machine? I find it really awkward. Like I can't 'feel' the machine properly..

Moroccan Tile quilt - wip
I am so happy with how the colours have turned out together. You just never know for sure. I think the solid aqua colour binds all the different blues and greens together very well. But because quite a few of the prints have little pops of red, pink or magenta it prevents the overall effect from being too same-y or dull.

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