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Turkey Tracks: Low Contrast Quilt

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Turkey Tracks:  March 9, 2015

Low Contrast Quilt

The scrappy low-contrast quilt is coming along.

This quilt is inspired by Kaffe Fasset, who often works low-contrast with lush fabrics, and by Bonnie Hunter’s scrap system.

The little blocks are from the 2 1/2-inch scraps.  I am using a focus fabric I thought would blend with the many shades of the blue blocks.

The right border is almost finished and will go on today.

And, then what?  It’s 76-inches square now, and I may call it a day.  But I’d like it to be a bit bigger–say 10 inches.  I may go out to one more 2-inch border and an outer border of the little squares.  Don’t know yet…

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Here’s a close-up of the outer border blocks:

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I used the Companion Angle Ruler to cut these block pieces–as Bonnie Hunter recommends.  And I LOVED how easy it was and how beautifully the pieces come together.

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