Sunday, January 3, 2010

I love…

Seeing an idea,

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turn into a quilt.

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A quilt that needs ironing…..and basting and quilting and binding oh my!

P.S. The pattern for this quilt can be found on my sidebar or from the link at the top that says Tutorials. Its the Orange Quilt Pattern.

P.S. #2 I’ve had some questions about names of the fabrics from a couple of posts ago. If I didn’t get back to you its because I don’t know the name, but I bought them all here.

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26 comments:

CitricSugar said...

Beautiful idea, beautiful quilt, and it's in my colours! :-) Love it.

brightandblithe said...

Aqua and orange...a favorite pairing. This is really beautiful.

Rachelle said...

Honestly I probably would have never put these two colors together, but it is absolutely beautiful. This is the beauty of the internet, we can learn so much from each other. Thank you for sharing your talents with us!

Rachelle S.

Kimberly said...

Yummy, thanks for the treat!

Marit said...

Love the colors, the pretty fabric, love the quilt!!
I keep coming back to this color combo - so fresh!
Thank you for sharing the tutorial, this is very tempting...

Linda said...

Gorgeous! Aw man...this makes me really want to sew today and I can't. Love looking at your sewing though!

Rinachiyya said...

Gorgeous quilt.
I love the white material in it. It makes everything else stand out so beautifully.You have a great eye for color and materials.

Aimee said...

This is a great quilt and I love the fussy cut deer squares!

Aimee said...

Deer and dogs, I think. :)

Terriaw said...

I love a quilt idea that starts on graph paper filled in with colored pencils like this! Cool quilt!

randi said...

Great colors! I always start with graph paper too. It helps me to see if my idea is going to work! :)

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True Blue Nana said...

I think we sometimes try to make things too complicated. I love the simple but dynamic design of this quilt. The colors and fabrics are great. I have started a similar quilt with black and white.

Natalia said...

Your quilt is darling! I love to draw my quilts out on graph paper too! :)

Cheryl Arkison said...

That quilt would match my living room perfectly. You know, in case you don't have a home for it.

Lois Grebowski said...

LOVE the colors. there's a quilt on the cover of one of my magazines and I was thinking of using n orange, red and aqua scheme for it. You just cinched the deal!

Barbara Myltschenko said...

I really love the colours, never something I would have been brave enough to put together. But it's amazing!

I Love Baby Quilts! said...

Wow, that's a punch in the eye of color! (in a good way) Great quilt! I make and color quilt maps for mine too.

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Love this! Is it for the new baby boy?? Cute color combination! Jenn

Mary Anne Drury said...

Love that quilt !!! And your blog!! and your graph paper colored pencil method (my favorite too!!!)

Kirsten W. said...

Love these colors and the design! I just found your blog this weekend and I look forward to following your work! I'm starting a raw edge circles quilt inspired by your tutorial this week for a baby gift. Can't wait!

Giddy for Paisley said...

Super cute! I have been picking up orange and aqua fabrics to make a quilt :)

Pink Stitches said...

Lovely! It's great to see a design come to life. That quilt must have been many hours of hard work!
Lovely design and fabrics!

Nan said...

I love this pattern. I am making this in all blues and it looks really nice. Thank you for posting this easy and fun pattern. Nancy

Lisa said...

Wow, I love your work- beautiful job! I like the fabrics you put together in different posts, not what I'd normally gravitate to, but they are gorgeous! You have a good eye for color!

prashant said...

...a favorite pairing. This is really beautiful.

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Lauren said...

Gorgeous! I wish I could see more of your notes, so I could use your measurements to make my own version! :)

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