Going to link this one to Quilt Story's Fabric Tuesday.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Take 2 yards and only slice it once. Insert a row of 6 simple blocks and you have a quilt top. Additional yardage is 3/4 each of the Frame, Centers/Binding, and Background. The Background can be light, so the blocks stand out in the row. Or it can be a color to blend with the Theme fabric, or even the Theme itself, so the blocks float.
The quilt top finishes 54"x 69", and with only 6 blocks, it finishes fast.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The cover model was made with Salt Air squares by Cosmo Cricket for Moda, with two creamy batiks for backgrounds. The SEASHELL rose name was perfect for it.
Then I am thinking, that this pattern is really a Bricks and Blocks. Usually that pattern is done in 2 1/2" or 3 1/2" wide Bricks, but why not our big 5"? We love to show off our pretty, larger prints. A little pack of 10 Fat Sixths--our Sheet Cakes (12"x 22")--will cut perfectly into 40 5"x10" pieces. A single light background will work for the squares, though I used a Tonga Creamsicle pack. A favorite quilt was born from Amy Butler's Lark...
Monday, July 2, 2012
This would also be a great way to use of scraps and make lots of blocks, for quilts large and small. Community Service quilts are calling and you have scraps to use up.