Friday, December 19, 2014

Fabulous Friday Finish--The One With Slippers

This is one fast fast fast fun to make quilt!
Sometimes I get so caught up in making complicated quilts I forget how charming simple patchwork can be.  This little quilt flew together in an afternoon and is just delightful.  Although you often see me using bright brights, I love Minick & Simpson prints, and Lexington is one of my favorite collections with all the beautiful blues and creams.

My Daughter and Husband were holding the quilt up on an extremely cloudy & gusty day. As I was trying to snap a couple photos between gusts of wind I had to laugh when those blue slippers my daughter was wearing popped out!

My Name For It: Blue Fizz
Pattern: Fat Quarter Fizz from Fat Quarter Shop
Fabric: Lexington by Minick & Simpson for Moda
Dimensions: 48 X52
Professionally long arm quilted by Pat Boeck

Here's a close up of the swirly quilting.  The texture adds to the charm, and this will be one cuddly quilt.  It's headed off to a snowy climate to keep some of Hubby's family members warm this winter.

Happy Weekend, everyone!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

City Sampler 85 -- 91

The 90's!  I'm in the 90's now!!  Woohooooo!!!  
Should have all 100 blocks finished this week!

#86-- The Corner Booth

#87--Orange Zest

#88-- Fireworks Outside My Window

#89--Entrance to the Void

#90--Lacking Direction

#91-- Art Glass

Just a few more!  So Close!!  

Happy Sewing!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

City Sampler 79 - 85

City Sampler blocks are coming along quickly!  

#79-- Purple Reigns

#80-- Day in the Tropics

#81-- Divided Lights 

#82-- Just 9

#83--Four Squared

#84 -- Party Invitation

#85--Busy Signal 

More are finished, just need some sun for photos!

Happy Sewing!

The blocks are from Tula Pink's City Sampler: 100 Modern Blocks.
Each block measures 6 inches square finished. 
The blocks are numbered in the book but not named.  The author encourages
each person to name the blocks in their own version of the quilt.
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