New Quilt

January 28th, 2008

New Quilt

New Quilt

Thanks for all of your kind comments on the bird quilt. I just love having it on the bed and snuggling up in it every night. Since it’s finished, though, I needed a new long-term project. I’ve cut out nearly all the pieces for a bricklayer’s quilt, using lots of cream and the greens, blues, and browns from the Katie Jump Rope line of fabric. I plan on hand quilting again. Although it takes a significant amount of time, I think it turns out better and just looks more like a quilt. I’m hoping that since there’s no embroidery to be found in this quilt, that I can cut my production time down–at least by a little.

I woke up this morning to snow-covered roofs and my husband brewing coffee. It’s a lovely way to wake up, if one has to on a snow day. We spent the weekend shopping for a new couch and living room furniture. It’s well past time to rid ourselves of furniture that folds up or disassembles; we’re planning on staying put! I just love this room courtesy of Decor8′s blog (minus the deer head of course). I’m thinking grey, lilac, fuschia, and lots of white and lucite.

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11 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Melissa  |  January 28th, 2008 at 1:48 pm

    Those colors are fantastic, i can’t wait to see the finished project, good luck! PS, thank you for your recent comment on my bag, it really means a lot when people leave comments, it gives me drive to keep doing more!

  • 2. Amy  |  January 28th, 2008 at 6:01 pm

    I adore the Katie Jump Rope line of fabric and am using ir in oranges and reds to create bedding for my almost three yr old daughters new big girl room…almost room I should say.

  • 3. Jen  |  January 28th, 2008 at 6:12 pm

    Pretty, pretty. Love the blue and brown.

  • 4. *karen  |  January 28th, 2008 at 9:27 pm

    Look at you go, you quilter you :o)

  • 5. Cami  |  January 29th, 2008 at 11:57 am

    Oh, I love the blues and browns! I can’t wait to see what you make with these. I really do love this line and think they are such adorable, fun prints.

  • 6. *aja  |  January 30th, 2008 at 12:48 pm

    Ohhh, I love that room. Busy, but in a fabulous way. Minus the deer head :)

  • 7. stephanie peachey  |  January 31st, 2008 at 11:30 am

    gorgeous choice of fabric!

  • 8. Mamiedale  |  January 31st, 2008 at 1:30 pm

    I just love your color choices. I want to do a bathroom in whites, turquoises and greens, which is sort of similar. I can’t wait to see how your project turns out.

  • 9. jen  |  February 3rd, 2008 at 7:19 pm

    i’m excited to see this quilt develop – and those tea towels above are just GLORIOUS!

  • 10. elroy  |  February 9th, 2008 at 4:56 am

    i’m excited to see the finished product too. it’s always enjoyable to make such unique handmade gifts !!!!!!!!!

  • 11. handmanufacture  |  February 10th, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    Very nice and unique quilts.

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