Saturday, August 18, 2012

August FNSI :)

Last night was the Friday Night Sew In again.
How did August go flying past me?

Anyhoo....
I spent the evening making the 25 blocks
 for my new bedroom quilt.
Today I spent a few hours piecing the first part
of the quilt top.
I still need to decide how I want the borders to look.
There will be red in the borders of course :)
I love love love this fabric.
It's soooo much prettier in person.
We have a black wrought iron bed frame so I wanted
fabric with red, blue, yellow and black. 
It's not easy to find so when I stumbled across
"Shades of Blue" by Moda I knew I had to have it.
I bought the only remaining layer cake, jelly roll and charm pack
that I could find and a bit of yardage.
I added the red from the "Ruby" fabric collection.
I have to say, I'm likin it so far :)


10 comments:

  1. Very, very beautiful! Great job Karen!

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  2. do you never stop sewing lol! that is beautiful!
    Helen

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  3. Wow, you accomplished so much in one evening! Great quilt top...I love your fabric choices!

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  4. Beautiful fabric - it goes so well with a wrought iron bed. I totally love the apron too. Boy, did you get a lot done.

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  5. Ditto....what Regena said :-)!

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  6. Wow! You were busy! Love the vintage feel of your quilt.

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