Awesome

Pattern:  Awesome by Sunflower Seeds – for Moda Bake Shop
Size:  46.5″ x 55.5″
Methods of Construction:  Machine Piecing, Machine Quilting.
Fabrics used:  Buttercup by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics

Completed January 2012

This top was made in April 2011.  I am known in the guild for the use of Moda pre-cuts, especially Jelly Roll Quilts.  If you don’t know what a Jelly Roll is – it is 40 strips of fabric, 2.5” by the width of fabric.  I had to include at least one Jelly Roll quilt in this collection since it is what I am known for.

This quilt top was made when I was sewing with my friend Susan one day.  I kept having to rip the seams because I kept sewing them wrong.  Even after I thought the top was complete and posted about it, I noticed there was still a messed up seam.  The pattern was very simple, it was just a matter of distractions while sewing – namely fun and friendship.  Strait line stitching was the best for the quilting to accentuate the lines of the quilt.

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Awesome

The last new top to show you today…  The pattern is called “Awesome” from Moda Bake Shop.  I should call the top “Frogger” since I had to do a lot of “Frog Stitching” with this pattern – mostly because I didn’t read the pattern.  Looking at the photo below now, I have to fix the top row because it is on backwards..  More ripping! Ugh!

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Whew!

Since most of what I have been working on, I can’t talk about yet (super-secret projects) – my blog has been quiet.  There are a few things that I have done that I can show, but without someone to hold the quilts that is taller than 4’5” , it is hard to post pictures of those tops that I finished recently.  I am hoping to get some photos tomorrow night at guild.

Today I finally broke into the bolt of batting I bought in February.  I cut batting for several quilts that have been waiting.

 

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From the top down:

Giddy With Change – A new quilt

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend – Nancy’s March UFO Challenge Quilt

Red, White, and Bold – Nancy’s February UFO Challenge Quilt

Batik Pop – Nancy’s April UFO Challenge Quilt

Awesome – A new quilt

Autumn Star Struck – Judy’s March UFO Challenge Quilt

Bento Box – Nancy’s January UFO Challenge Quilt.