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Thread: Black and White Abstract Art, a wip

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    Black and White Abstract Art, a wip

    I started working on this quilt yesterday. It's going to be a graduation gift for my DGS in Florida. His Mom suggested these colors, which are WAY out of my normal comfort zone. But I've got to tell you, I'm having so much fun making these high contrast, contemporary (at least to me they look contemporary) blocks. These are finishing at 12 inches, so if I keep plugging along I should have the top finished in a couple of weeks. I plan to quilt it with wavy vertical lines, that will help to keep me on schedule.
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    Your guilt is very interesting. I really enjoy looking at each block individually. I also like the colors.
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    LOVE IT! I will bookmark this post so I can come back to see your progress.

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    Love the modern look. Black and white quilts are great, and your spots of red really add a fun punch of color. Can't wait to see the whole quilt

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    Oh! I love this - each individual block looks like a work of art. Are you going to sash them?
    A fabric stash is always missing that one fabric needed to finish the quilt on which you're working.

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    This type of quilt is out of my comfort zone also but I have to say, you're doing a wonderful job and I really like it. It's a great gift.

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    Please post more as you go along. good job.

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    i just love it so far!
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    Love it and hope you'll post more.

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    ​Great modern look!

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    It is so cool! I love the beginings of your dgs's quit.
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    I haven't decided yet about sashing or how to set them. I may go with a staggered kind of of set sashing with some little red squares scattered throughout.
    Quote Originally Posted by ArtsyOne View Post
    Oh! I love this - each individual block looks like a work of art. Are you going to sash them?

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    Great! I love red--I'd add too much. Quilting is a bit like cooking...add a bit of this and a dash of that. Freddy Moran thinks of red as neutral.
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    I think this will be a beautiful quilt when you are finished with it! Love the blocks so far!

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    This is going to be sharp. Can't wait to see more.

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    This is going to be very interesting and a great gift. I have trouble going outside my comfort zone, too, so congrats to you for doing it. I think you're going to be proud of this one when it's done.

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    I love this. It's very masculine, in a sophisticated way but not an "in your face man cave" like way. Beautiful work.
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    awesome look to it.......

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    Great work!
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    He will LOVE it! It's GREAT!!!!

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    cool!! he will love it.
    Scrapy quilts have more love in them.

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    That is really cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QM View Post
    Please post more as you go along. good job.
    Yes! Please post more...I LOVE this!!!!

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    This is going to be an outstanding quilt when finished. Are you making up these blocks as you go along or do you have some sort of pattern to go by? I'll also be watching for more finished blocks.

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    What pattern did you use for your art quilt, which by the way I love? Thank you, hope you will post the finished quilt!.

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