Friday, June 20, 2014

Summer Slice

Summer Slice Quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

I showed you a bit of this quilt a couple of weeks ago while I was still playing with the layout. This quilt came about with a little trial and error (mostly error)…but the seam ripper and I had some quality time and we worked it out.  In the end it was really fun (and easy!) to make.

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Summer Slice - Cluck Cluck Sew

I quilted it on my machine with a swirly free motion pattern…my favorite quilting pattern lately and I’m slowly getting better at it.

Trimming Summer Slice Quilt

Summer Slice, Cluck Cluck Sew

Finished and washed just in time for 4th of July and summer weather.

I have a tutorial for this one I’ll finish up and post in the next couple of days…one that hopefully won’t require your seam ripper!  ;)

32 comments:

Jana said...

completely summery quilt - love it.

Rachel at Stitched in Color said...

Love it! It's so deliciously bright and happy.

Southern Gal said...

Love it!
What type of batting do you use for your quilts?

Jennifer said...

Oh, it is wonderful! So fun and happy!

Auntie Pami said...

This is bright and cheery! Perfect for summer.

Johanna said...

Love it!

Kate Marshall said...

Very, very cool! Love it.

Rebecka said...

Lovely! The colors are perfect for summer! I'm looking forward to the tutorial.

Kathy@KayakQuilting said...

Thanks in advance for the tutorial! Love this pattern!

Mary Pat Callihan said...

I cannot wait for the tutorial! I LOVE THIS PATTERN and your quilt. This goes on my must make list :)

Bowbailey said...

Really cute quilt! Can't wait to try out your pattern!

margaret said...

very nice, looks quite complicated so a tutorial will be good to have

Patchwork and Play said...

Lovely! It reminds me of sailboats on the sparkling water!

Ailsa (Cape Pincushion) said...

This a fabulous quilt! It will work great with larger prints too. You are so clever!

Sandra Walker said...

I love it! Such an interesting design, one that fools the eye and creates a TON of movement! This would be a great quilt to help diminish my ever-huge, never-diminishing scraps!

manicmumdays.com said...

This is gorgeous! :)

B DeGayner said...

Cheerful and scrappy...perfect! Looking forward to the tutorial!

Susan Mac Donald said...

wonderful!

Karen H said...

Very pretty quilt! Looking forward to the tutorial.

Sharon said...

perfect summer quilt! great color and fun patchwork pattern. great finish

Alycia said...

That is a great quilt! My seam ripper and I know more about each other than is neccessary... I feel your pain ;-)

Rebecca Grace said...

That quilt is fantastic! Immediately I'm in love with the colors and the splashes of red that keep my eye moving around the quilt, and then I notice the interesting block designs. And yes, your "swirly" quilting IS getting good from practice! Love it! :-)

Kim said...

Such a happy quilt, I'm looking forward to your tutorial. I've stared at your post a few times and just when i think I've figured out what you did I realize I am wrong. :) Great quilt for Pacific Northwest summers.

Kim in Puyallup

A Quilter's Mission said...

What a fun scrappy quilt! This is a great pattern.

Gina said...

Great quilt. I love the scrappy nature of it xx

Spanishlady said...

Great colors and quilting. What cotton do you use and it has blended very well.

Andrea @ Mouse in My Pocket said...

Yea! This quilt looks like it would be super fun to make.

Rebeca said...

Que linda!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Judith Blinkenberg said...

Wow! I love your quilt. Just my colors, a quilt to put on my couch and add some color to a room. I can imagine so many possibilities. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to your tutorial.

Laura said...

Perfect colors for a Fourth of July Quilt. So cheery!

genevievegraves said...

I love this! With slightly bigger blocks, it would be a perfect way to use a couple layer cakes...

Sarah said...

Love the pattern! I'm glad to hear that professional pattern makers come up with layouts the same way I do, trial and error and moving and swapping pieces, kind of like a jigsaw puzzle. Your quilting is fine, but I do like how when you wash and dry a quilt you can't notice the quilting anyway.

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