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Thursday, August 11, 2016

One Turns Into Nine

Last week I started putting the blocks of Fanfare together...
and it didn't take long before I had this quilt completed!

I really love how this block comes together! And I am so happy that
I used my DS fabrics from my stash!
I would make this again.. and make it larger!

Last week...

At our local guild we had a guest speaker that included a trunk show!

When I saw this one... I knew it would be an inspiration for
 bed covers for my two grand daughters!
I'm about to investigate finding a pattern...
which would be best case scenario!

But, in case I can't
 I need to start pulling the large flower ideas together.
I want to add a few little butterflies also. 
Evie gave it her approval when she saw the photo.
Elsea can't talk yet but I think she'll like it.

I have been meaning to share the  Christmas project that the
girls at Moda pulled together with a little help from some of
us out here in blogville...

They called it the Office Pillow Project!

You can go take a look, or a second look at the Cutting Table blog.

Here is my test block... and it's one that didn't make it into the mini.
The stripes made me always think "yikes" when I looked at it.
So, you won't see that one in the final group.

This is from a Fig Tree pattern: Mini Sunshine

This one is called Down South by She Quilts A Lot aka Peta Peace.

This is how the group of minis came together...
all the small tops were made into pillows!




Aren't they perfectly sweet?!

8 friends stopped by to chat:

Cathy said...

I love your Fanfare! I have the pattern on my to-make list, I just need to decide what fabric to use for it. I originally saw your pillows in the Moda blog post. I think I need to make some pillows - so useful and a good way to try a new block.

Sherri said...

I love your Mahalo quilt!

Did you use curved piecing or applique'?


Hildy said...

Love your Mahalo quilt with DS fabrics!
And your red and white pillows are so fun I need to make some. said...

Such fun quilts! I love your idea for the girls....i'm sure they'll love all the flowers and additional butterflies :)

I LOVE reading your blog and following all the Moda girls but lets face it...way too much eye candy!!! LOL Makes me dizzy and Crazy that I can't keep up!


Needled Mom said...

Those nine blocks together look great. I can't wait to see the blooming flowers quilts. They will be perfect.

I thnk I am in pillow love with those stunning reds and whites.

Nancy Watkins said...

Where does one find the Fanfare quilt pattern? Love your quilt!

Sandi said...

You've been busy, that all look great, I thought of candy canes when I saw the striped block.

Love that floral one, can't wait to see your twist to the design.

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