Chocolate Moose — or — the brown quilt is finished!
Here it is! What do you think?!?
I just entered it into the Mondern Quilt Guild’s Monochromatic Challenge. This pattern is actually designed by the judge. Is that brown-nosing. Must be — it’s a brown quilt. Actually, I have been wanting to make the pattern, and I thought she would enjoy seeing someone make it. I think it works against me because it would odd to vote for your own pattern I think.
I decided to name the quilt “Chocolate Moose.” Although as I look at it I almost want to call it “Eagle Eye Blind,” but I don’t know why except that the way the pieces come together, it reminds me of a birds eyes and beak.
It was a fun pattern. The hexagons are large so they went together fairly painlessly. I added another ring to the pattern in the magazine.
I am having a hard time with this quilt. I don’t know if I like it or not.
1) At 50″ x 54″ and with that shape, what am I going to do with this quilt?
My walls are too small for it to be hung on my walls. I have small children, so it isn’t about to go on my floor. It’s a hexagon. It isn’t a quilt that is fun to curl up under — even on the couch.
2) What do you think about the solids?
I think I enjoy using solids more as an addition to prints. Using them in this quilt was difficult, and I am not loving the results.
I would love to know what you think!