I am building a new quilt from triangles. The fabrics I chose are very subdued and modern. I am enjoying arranging the pattern so there is a nice balance between the large prints and the pastel colors. I think it feels contemporary.
This is going to be for a queen bed and it is going to be machine quilted.
And I love the above fabric I found for the back!
I need to take a break from William Morris. Blue always grounds me. I am enjoying how this quilt is coming together.
Well, people seem to really like my quilts with William Morris reproduction fabrics. I am making two more ! You can see how I am blocking out the pattern on my quilting wall. I am dreading the day I run out of these wonderful fabrics. They are so hard to find. Some came from my trip to the UK in 2001.
I am working with some new colors/patterns for this “pinwheel” quilt design for a baby quilt.
Can you see them in the pattern in development?
I am enjoying exploring new fabric options. My favorite is shirt-fabric. I like to go to the Salvation Army and other thrift stores to pick up these fabulous, striped fabrics and use them in new ways in my quilts. Below is a quilt in the final stages of production. This one is a queen.
Can you recognize the shirt material? Loads of FUN!
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Working on a new quilt with some reproduction fabrics with blue and green colors.
Now that the holidays are over, I’ve been quilting up a storm while watching the Patriots and the Bruins games. This one is mostly olive greens and cranberry reds.
I have been collecting shirts at used clothing stores for a while now. I have always wanted to make a quilt from their fabrics – now I am! The colors are predominantly blue or blue stripes. I think this will make an excellent summer quilt.
I am feeling green these days! I pulled these fabrics this morning.
Sometimes when I am close to finishing a quilt, I start thinking about the next one. It’s kind of like how I have to find a new book to read before I’ve finish the old one. I start by thinking about the color palate and I go into my sewing room and start picking out fabrics. From there I build piles. Each pile represents the colors that will go into one Log Cabin square.
Here is what going to go into the next quilt: