Saturday, December 29, 2012

Colorbrick Quilt

Well hello there blogosphere! It's been a very, very long time. Thanks to Pinterest and my Stay-Put Kitchen Towel Tutorial this neglected blog seems to have lived on with little care and feeding. The internet is a funny beast!

I went back to work full time in June 2011 and haven't found much time to sew since then. I love my job (technical communications, e.g. writing boring user manuals and drawing technical diagrams) but sometimes I miss my obsessive sewing days!

I was looking though some old pictures and found a few projects I never posted. The pictures are far from perfect, but here goes!

Last Christmas I gave my sister-in-law a Colorbrick Quilt. The design is perfect for showcasing fun fabric with large prints. I used Monaco by Monaluna, Mendocino by Heather Ross, and Modern Meadow by Joel Dewberry.


I improvised the back with some larger pieces of Monaco. My mom was kind enough to sew the binding, which I believe is Kona Ash.


I have a few other projects to share, but in the interest of actually posting this, it will have to wait for another time.

Happy New Year sewing friends!

4 comments:

  1. Love the quilt, the fabrics are really shown off well :)

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  2. beautiful!!!! I couldn't believe that I saw you had a recent blog post... oh how I've missed my long lost blogging and sewing (not to mention emailing) friend!

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  3. Yay! It's good to see you back. I hope you have a little time to sew! --Becky C.

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  4. Cool blog! This is really worth it any way aside from this blog I also like the page of sew in labels Midwest, if you wanna ask me just visit the site itself.

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