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The 10-pointed rosettes:
When I've finished these easy center-rosettes, it's time to get serious - the rosettes get bigger! The basic principle is the same as with Passacaglia, star-pieces and outer ring (even if the center is different). I found a template in the internet and uploaded it to Photoshop. Now I can play with how I want to distribute the fabrics in the outer ring. There are so many possibilities - what do I like best?
Difficult! I have to sew the star-pieces between the center and the outer ring first anyway.
Rosette 5 is the huge one in the middle of the quilt. This is the beginning of the ring with the star-pieces.
Now it became difficult. I had made a mostly green ring in between, even before I finished the big rosettes 5 and 6. This ring might fall between 5 and 6 or below 6.
But frankly, I'm not thrilled. I better use the green ring for something else (I don't know if there is another complete ring at all, but that doesn't matter now).
I will cast several colours for the ring between 5 and 6, in order to find out which one offers enough contrast.
To read the introduction for La Tarantella click here.
Here are photos of the construction of the rosettes and Fuzzy Cutting.
And here is the finished quilt!
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