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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Butterfly Garden Quilt Underway!

2012 seems to be getting off to a great start in the sewing department here at Hooked On Needles! After piecing the backing for Karen's quilt, which I showed yesterday, I got busy on my next quilt project which uses this lovely Butterfly Garden fabric from Kansas Troubles...

Butterfly Garden Quilt Underway!These are all the layer cake pieces I will be using in the quilt, almost the whole layer cake...just seven pieces are not used. I might piece those extras into the backing. We'll see.

Butterfly Garden Quilt Underway!These are the five prints that I chose for the sashing posts and all the other prints will be the blocks and the second border. The pattern I am using is called Easy as Cake from the Moda Bake Shop, and so far it has been lots of fun to prepare and piece. I made some good progress on it yesterday while the kids were in school and I'll share pictures of it soon.

Another project I am hoping to jump into this year is a radiant star quilt, with encouragement from QuiltSue and her cohorts over at Quilt Times. Go check out this fun idea that she has proposed. I have a quilt kit perfect for this project just sitting on my shelf so I think it is time to get it down and give it a go.

Happy Stitching!

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  • Oooh, just look at that glorious fabric waiting to be cut apart ;-) I am very curious how things will turn out!!

    By Blogger Happy in red, At January 4, 2012 at 4:57 PM  

  • What a nice, easy quilt design! With such lovely fabrics, it will be gorgeous!

    I like the Lone Star QAL. I've made a Lone Star - and it was hard! If I find it I'll post a pic.

    By Blogger Cynthia Gilbreth, At January 4, 2012 at 10:09 PM  

  • Hi Mary Grace!

    Thanks for coming to my blop the other day. I'm glad someone else has used that Closet Maid system and likes it! So far I like it. we just need to find the time to get the rest of it done.


    By Blogger Susan, At January 14, 2012 at 7:38 PM  

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