A few years ago I made a snowball quilt for my good friend Maria using Paris-themed fabrics. When the quilt was finished I was happy with it but something was missing. I had wanted to applique a tall black cat on it and I actually have a pattern that would be purrfect but when push came to shove I couldn't find it anywhere. I then thought about an Eiffel Tower and had a hard time finding anything that would work so in the end I didn't applique anything at all.
Fast forward a couple of years and sure enough I have found a large Eiffel Tower. Ooh La La was exactly what I had been searching for and now I could add an Eiffel to her quilt. What? Applique a large design on a finished quilt? Sure, why not? Well it had it's challenges but all in all it turned out. Maria will be getting her quilt returned to her this weekend and I have my fingers crossed she still likes her quilt.
Working on the Eiffel Tower reminded me that I can't wait to get back to the City of Lights!