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De La Prominade

 

One of my quilting works in progress is a pattern called De la prominade.  It is from Quilt Fusion.  I don’t usually buy a lot of patterns but I loved this one from the moment I saw it.

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You trace the pattern pieces – the hundreds of pattern pieces per block – onto fusible web, cut them out, and then assemble them like the picture. When you are satisfied you iron them in place.

Here are the blocks I have done so far:

The center carousel

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The top center horses

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The bottom center swans

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The left side horse

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That panel is pieced but not quilted yet. Each panel is layered on a piece of batting and all the pieces are sewn down around all the edges. Later they will all be sewn together and a backing sewn in place. It is much easier to quilt this as you go than trying to maneuver the whole thing.

I’ve been neglecting this one for a while. I have a place picked out to hang it. I even painted the room a soft grey to accent this. The husband doesn’t believe that it will ever be finished. Someday…