A good day contains a quilt.
Blocks and strips sewn together with friends.
I had an idea for the design of this quilt...
and am happy to say the patriotic fabric that I didn't like....
Turned into a pretty GREAT quilt!!!
I figured I could experiment with
a design and not worry about
USING up fabric that I love!
I DID say yesterday that I don't like
matching and measuring...
Sometimes I DO it anyways!!!
Thankfully this quilt didn't require
too many of those stars!!!
All those 2 1/2" strips filled in nicely.....
Don't you think?
A good day begins with a quilt...
And ENDS with tomato basil soup.
A very good day indeed.
The yellow really WORKS in this quilt! Good day and very nice quilt!!!!ReplyDelete
Lovely spin on a traditional pallet. I really like your quilt.ReplyDelete
What an awesome little quilt! Great job!ReplyDelete
it looks great. I like the controlled randomness of it. what's the size of the stars and strips?ReplyDelete
Brenda - stars are 12 1/2" unfinished and the strips are 2 1/2" wide.ReplyDelete
Great idea! I have some blocks that I am not crazy about and this might work for them : ). Thank you for the inspiration, it is a lovely quilt top .ReplyDelete
Great mix of odd stash fabrics-ReplyDelete
thanks for the idea! Again you
are a inspiration!
Lovely quilt. What a great way to use some orphan blocks. The red squares were a great addition.ReplyDelete
I love how all the colors set each other off perfectly. So busy and bright. It's gorgeous! xoReplyDelete
Oh, my, how cool to combine strips with pieced blocks. This is amazing!! Tomato basil soup is a favorite. It is raining here today, and soup sounds perfect!ReplyDelete
Sounds like a great day. Love how the stars and red squares are dispersed through the quilt.ReplyDelete
It turned out beautifully. Guess there is really no such thing as ugly fabric.ReplyDelete
Oh, I like that a lot!ReplyDelete
what a fun quilt!!ReplyDelete
It's a very interesting and pretty quilt! Great job!ReplyDelete
It's so beatiful!ReplyDelete
That is such a cute quilt - and looks like a great way to use some orphan blocks I have sitting around! Thanks for sharing!!ReplyDelete
what a beautiful quilt, but then, all your quilts are beautiful and a total inspiration. Thanks again, and again, for your amazing blog xxReplyDelete
Beautiful! great use of the blocks and strips!!! it dances!ReplyDelete
Oh MY! I LOVE tomato basil soup!!!!ReplyDelete
You did a fantastic job on your design girlfriend!! This is just w-a-y too cute!!!
Love that quilt you designed.ReplyDelete
Lovely quilt. How fun that it started with fabric you didn't like so much, and turned in to something you quite like. I love it when that happens.ReplyDelete
Your quilt design is delightful! A great way to make use of just a few pieced blocks. The patriotic fabrics are perfect here.ReplyDelete
Its a wonderful design Beth. Love the splashes of yellow.ReplyDelete
What a great quilt!!! The stars look like shooting stars! They glow. I love the red squares dotted throughout too. And you have to be commended on using fabric you didn't really like, that's not easy to do.ReplyDelete
Very interesting quilt! Would love to see it when it's quilted too. It will be even more interesting.ReplyDelete