#ModernSolidsChallenge: The Quilt!

(Hadley giveaway post is here!) Three hotel rooms, two states, and five airports later, I finally finished my Modern Solids Challenge Quilt! After much back and forth I decided to go with one of the designs that I designed using a variation of the Birds in the Air block. Instead of the standard block made with HST’s (Half Square Triangles) …

#ModernSolidsChallenge: The Giveaway

Giveaway closed! As a part of the Modern Solids Challenge Free Spirit Fabrics has given us a wonderful bundle of Denyse Schmidt’s Hadley fabric to giveaway to one lucky person! The great thing about this fat quarter bundle is that it is bundled with the coordinating solids. Love that. One entry per person please. To enter just comment on this …

#ModernSolidsChallenge: The Design Process

I love to hear about everyone’s design process. For everyone it’s different. For me it is key to see the whole design in my head before I actually cut fabric. I have been learning Illustrator and Design and luckily I can quickly draw Our design parameters are as follows: 60″ x 60″ final quilt size Just use fabric from the …

The Big ‘O’ Quilt, Part II

Here’s a quilt that I’ve never blogged about. I blogged about The Big ‘O’ Quilt a few months ago. This is the second quilt in the ‘O’ Series, The Big ‘O’, Part II. Like The Big ‘O’ this quilt uses the Bias Tape Appliqué technique but only on the right half of the quilt.  The other half uses Dale Fleming’s …