09 Jul 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 🙁 ).
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 MetzlerPosted at 14:51h, 04 November
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. https://www.flickr.com/photos/66135235@N05/15086208083/
Erin MetzlerPosted at 15:50h, 03 October
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 LoolooPosted at 13:26h, 26 July
I am working on a 3-D quilt called Ladybugs and Dragonflies. And also trying to finish some UFOs.
BarbaraPosted at 22:46h, 12 July
I am about to start sewing a quilt for my niece, who graduates from college in May 2015.
benbelPosted at 04:31h, 12 July
Hoping to finish a small house quilt this summer.
misspatchworkPosted at 16:39h, 11 July
Wow, what a wonderful quilt. My sewing for this summer is the Tula Pink City Sampler.
Greetings from Germany
SarahPosted at 23:59h, 10 July
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!)
BethPosted at 19:13h, 10 July
I am making a baby quilt, a 50th birthday quilt, and a 45th anniversary quilt. Life's stages, all spread around my sewing room.
GillPosted at 16:31h, 10 July
I've got two baby quilts to finish before September !
ShirleyPosted at 15:10h, 10 July
Love your quilt! Summer is going way to fast but I've been enjoying some embroidery projects.
SarahZPosted at 12:32h, 10 July
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 🙂 Thank you for the giveaway fun!
Debi6453Posted at 12:04h, 10 July
Awesome pattern! I've always been attracted to waves that are implied and not really curved. Love it!
Allison CPosted at 10:36h, 10 July
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.
RobinPosted at 08:33h, 10 July
Debbie, I love this quilt. Inspirational.
JaynePosted at 04:11h, 10 July
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!
HildaPosted at 23:13h, 09 July
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 SCPosted at 23:03h, 09 July
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.
janicePosted at 18:48h, 09 July
I am working a baby quilt with googly eye cats and goldfishes and also a scrappy tumbler quilt.
Teresa @ Aurea's KitchenPosted at 16:16h, 09 July
I am trying to finish some quilts that are already basted, and maybe a blouse and a dress for me. Thanks
Lani GlasserPosted at 15:51h, 09 July
I am testing a pattern for a designer, and making a "X" and "O" quilt for a great-niece! I love everything YOU make!
AnnePosted at 15:40h, 09 July
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.
lmickePosted at 15:01h, 09 July
It is winter here (Australia) and I am busy free motion quilting butterflies, daisies and dragonflies. email@example.com
Lucinda MillerPosted at 14:58h, 09 July
Great quilt design as always! I'm sewing some quilts and a pillows. Been redoing my kitchen, too!
Rochestergranny3Posted at 12:53h, 09 July
Love your style!
roberta millPosted at 12:33h, 09 July
I'm sewing charity pillowcases and hospice quilts (33 X 60) and will start guild challenge of star mini quilt. firstname.lastname@example.org
DianePosted at 11:46h, 09 July
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 EshlamanPosted at 10:44h, 09 July
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. email@example.com