Modern Patchwork Summer!

Modern Patchwork Summer

Modern Patchwork Summer is available for pre-order now!  This is the first ever Summer issue of Modern Patchwork and you know it is loaded with beautiful projects and I have a copy available for one of you lucky readers!

The project I designed is called Waves and it just feels like summer to me!  Isn’t this shot from the magazine lovely!  It just looks so peaceful!  I love those great colors too – the fabric is from the Sphere line by Zen Chic for Moda that came out in February.  (A side note:  I love everything that Brigitte from Zen Chic designs!  She has done 4 fabric collections so far, with a 5th due out in August, and I have made quilts from 3 of the 4 collections – I missed Barcelona somehow šŸ™ ).

Waves finishes at 62″ x 62″.  You can see in the flatter shot here that the “waves” are made up of squares in graduating sizes.  I kept the colors somewhat grouped together to represent the water, horizon and sunny sky.  I quilted it in wavy lines to continue the theme.  I think this quilt is just dying to be taken on a picnic or to the beach!

Now for the giveaway:  leave me a comment and tell me what you’re sewing this summer.

Please, if you are a no-reply blogger, leave your email address in your comment.  If I can’t reach you, you can’t win!

The giveaway will close at the end of the day on Saturday, July 12.  Good luck!

  • Erin Metzler
    Posted at 14:51h, 04 November Reply

    I added this quilt to my favorites when I saw it. I like its simple construction and the color scheme appeals to me greatly. My sister in law who grew up in the Ann Arbor/ Chelsea area picked it out of my flikr favorites for a quilt for their brand new baby. I didn't have the magazine to use your exact pattern, but worked something similar. Thanks so much for the beautiful inspiration.

  • Erin Metzler
    Posted at 15:50h, 03 October Reply

    Love this quilt. Had it in my flickr favorites and my sis-in-law just decided that she'd like a baby quilt like it, so I'm excited to be starting a new project inspired by this quilt. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Lainey Looloo
    Posted at 13:26h, 26 July Reply

    I am working on a 3-D quilt called Ladybugs and Dragonflies. And also trying to finish some UFOs.

  • Barbara
    Posted at 22:46h, 12 July Reply

    I am about to start sewing a quilt for my niece, who graduates from college in May 2015.

  • benbel
    Posted at 04:31h, 12 July Reply

    Hoping to finish a small house quilt this summer.

  • misspatchwork
    Posted at 16:39h, 11 July Reply

    Wow, what a wonderful quilt. My sewing for this summer is the Tula Pink City Sampler.
    Greetings from Germany

  • Sarah
    Posted at 23:59h, 10 July Reply

    Love your quilt. A landscape made of squares, colors and quilting. So simple and clever! This summer I am sewing a bunch of Scout Tees (Grainline Studios). Each one a bit different. The one I'm sewing now is made from cotton/rayon fabric that came from a dress I bought at SalVal. It's purple with woven, fancy stripes of shiny purple. (I need new shirts!)

  • Beth
    Posted at 19:13h, 10 July Reply

    I am making a baby quilt, a 50th birthday quilt, and a 45th anniversary quilt. Life's stages, all spread around my sewing room.

  • Gill
    Posted at 16:31h, 10 July Reply

    I've got two baby quilts to finish before September !

  • Shirley
    Posted at 15:10h, 10 July Reply

    Love your quilt! Summer is going way to fast but I've been enjoying some embroidery projects.

  • SarahZ
    Posted at 12:32h, 10 July Reply

    Would never lay that beauty on the ground…or put my feet on it! Such a great pattern and beautiful fabrics! I am currently sewing along with Mary (Molly Flanders Makerie) in the Flowering Snowball-along…it has been such a fun summertime relaxed project šŸ™‚ Thank you for the giveaway fun!

  • Debi6453
    Posted at 12:04h, 10 July Reply

    Awesome pattern! I've always been attracted to waves that are implied and not really curved. Love it!

  • Allison C
    Posted at 10:36h, 10 July Reply

    I'm finishing my single girl quilt and trying to make a scrappy HST quilt using a lot of fabric I'm not too fond of anymore.

  • Robin
    Posted at 08:33h, 10 July Reply

    Debbie, I love this quilt. Inspirational.

  • Jayne
    Posted at 04:11h, 10 July Reply

    I love this quilt! What a cool design….I am very inspired now! I have been working on a mini quilt right now. It actually is waves!
    Hopefully I can get a quilt for myself started this summer. I cannot remember the last time I made a quilt for me!

  • Hilda
    Posted at 23:13h, 09 July Reply

    Thanks for the giveaway. I'm finally making a summer quilt for our bed–with my Kaffe Fassett fabrics and white. I'm using a 100% silk batting and only have a couple more passes to go to finish quilting it!

  • PT in SC
    Posted at 23:03h, 09 July Reply

    I just finished the machine quilting on my MQG Michael Miller challenge. I just have to hand sew the binding down and I will post at the MQG. I used your daisy bias tutorial from Sew Solid Sunday #4. Thanks for such a great tutorial.

  • janice
    Posted at 18:48h, 09 July Reply

    I am working a baby quilt with googly eye cats and goldfishes and also a scrappy tumbler quilt.

  • Teresa @ Aurea's Kitchen
    Posted at 16:16h, 09 July Reply

    I am trying to finish some quilts that are already basted, and maybe a blouse and a dress for me. Thanks

  • Lani Glasser
    Posted at 15:51h, 09 July Reply

    I am testing a pattern for a designer, and making a "X" and "O" quilt for a great-niece! I love everything YOU make!

  • Anne
    Posted at 15:40h, 09 July Reply

    Great design Debbie. The fabric really works well with the wavy design. I have a fat eighth pack of Sphere that I'm still waiting to use in a design I just haven't gotten to. I have pillows in the same issue so no need to enter me in the draw.

  • lmicke
    Posted at 15:01h, 09 July Reply

    It is winter here (Australia) and I am busy free motion quilting butterflies, daisies and dragonflies.

  • Lucinda Miller
    Posted at 14:58h, 09 July Reply

    Great quilt design as always! I'm sewing some quilts and a pillows. Been redoing my kitchen, too!

  • Rochestergranny3
    Posted at 12:53h, 09 July Reply

    Love your style!

  • roberta mill
    Posted at 12:33h, 09 July Reply

    I'm sewing charity pillowcases and hospice quilts (33 X 60) and will start guild challenge of star mini quilt.

  • Diane
    Posted at 11:46h, 09 July Reply

    I'm trying to get a few of my own quilts quilted (good progress but could do better) ha!
    Right now I have huge circles on the design wall-playing with 10degree ruler
    Thanks for the giveaway chance

  • Sharon Eshlaman
    Posted at 10:44h, 09 July Reply

    I'm trying to be diligent in finishing up several current BOMs I'm involved with. But I am collecting patterns and fabrics for projects to begin when the slate is clean. I don't think that ever will happen! thanks for a chance to win.

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