Works on hold

Works in progress hold until the Grace Start-Right quilt frame and Juki TL-2000Qi arrive:


WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

From left to right: Les Fleurs Bleu, Parcheesie, Chicopee Log Cabin, Birds & Berries crib quilt. (Click image for larger view.)

My actual WIP is the Star Blossoms quilt, I’m almost finished cutting the thousand little pieces that go into it. Maybe I’ll even get to do a little sewing today between bathing the pugs!

I received my copy of Simply Fat Quarters yesterday and there’s a few patterns in there I’d love to make including Carousel, pictured on the cover and Poppy.

I also subscribed to the Fons & Porter magazine, “Love of Quilting” on my iPad so I don’t have to wait for the postal service to delivery my copy 3 weeks after everyone else has it.


Birds and Berries Crib Quilt

Birds and Berries Crib Quilt

This is a simple quilt I created with a “Birds and Berries” jellyroll from Lauren & Jessi Jung. I started by creating 9-patch blocks and surrounding them with white. I wasn’t sure where I wanted to go with this. I had a charm pack of white so I decided to encompass them with jellyroll strips. In order to make the blocks the same size, I cut the interior strips to 1 & 1/2″ and left the outer strips 2.5″. Without borders it measures 40.5″ wide by 51″ long, I debating on what to do about a border, either alternating jellyroll strips with white. Maybe I should add a thin white border then a scrap border — what would you do? (Click image for larger view.)

This quilt is for my girlfriend who’s due in December, no one knows if she’s having a boy or girl…