‘Centered in the Orchard’ a Pinwheel Focus Through the Prism Quilt

I actually finished my quilt ‘Centered in the Orchard’ for the August Focus Through the Prism Pinwheel challenge a few weeks ago but I just haven’t had time to share it with you until now.  

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So … voila!  Here is my pinwheel quilt … ‘Centered in the Orchard’.  It’s a half of a trunk and tree branches with apples.  The pinwheels are meant to be the leaves of the tree.  My Cherrywood focus fabric color is Green this month.  I started by sketching out approximately where I wanted things like the leaves and branches and trunks to be.  Then I sketched in a 4” x 4” gridded log cabin to help with piecing it all together properly.  Once it was broken down into ‘logs’ it was easy to fit all together. 

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Once again … I had an amazing time with the free motion quilting portion of this piece.  It’s the perfect size to play around on my Bernina. 

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Do you remember my quilt from last month – Grounded Origins?  Well … if you place it below ‘Centered in the Orchard’ my overall plan for the quilts is a bit more apparent.  I may even have a third quilt in mind for the top of this piece … we’ll just have to see!

 

Linking up to: Finish It Up Friday, TGIFF, and Can I Get a Whoop, Whoop?

2 comments:

  1. I love this! I especially like when you put the two together. Amazing!

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  2. So cool! I'm glad you showed them together so we can all see the big picture. Also love how you tied the binding into the overall effect. Love it!

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