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November 16, 2010

I started a quilt last week, and made good progress over the weekend. It started with a bundle of solids that were inspired by a box that I’ve had for a few years:

Fossil watch box - love the colors!

Here’s what the top looks like in the sunshine of my sewing room:

Pink & Orange blocks

I’ve made 30 blocks which makes a 50″ x 60″ quilt, but I’m liking it so much I think it’s going to grow into a twin size. For those looking for a pattern, check out Cherry Fizz from Cherry House Quilts – there are detailed instructions on cutting and piecing these log cabin style blocks. And if you like the colors, I’ve added a new half yard bundle to the shop.

The random number generator picked the latest giveway winners – #18 (Elizabeth) gets a copy of Quilting In No Time and #8 (Trudy) gets a copy of Zakka Sewing. Congrats to the winners and thanks to everyone for sharing your stories of handmade gifts. It was inspiring to read them all!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 16, 2010 12:13 pm

    Ooh! Love the colour combo! What a bright and cheery quilt it’s going to be. Can’t wait to see the finished product.

  2. November 17, 2010 10:23 pm

    That is a super combination. So fun to see your inspiration :-)

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