Sunday, July 27, 2008

Stashbusting Sunday

At some point last year I cut out all these blue fabrics for this pattern - it is called Rainbow Around the World and the directions I am using are by Robert Callaham - don't you just love it when someone figures out the modern way to cut/measure/etc. and oldie but goodie quilt pattern? Because I sure wouldn't want to cut each and every individual square!!!

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The strip sets are on my bed - on top of my favorite little heart quilt.
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This quilt calls for 3.5 yards white (I am using a small scale red/white/blue print), 6 yards assorted prints (mine are all blue) and 2.5 yards green (red for me). It will finish at 83X83.
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Not sure when I will get a chance to work on it some more... work has been super busy and I've had long hours. I am tired. Too tired to think about borders or settings or even making blocks, so strip sewing has been good. Fills my little need to sew without being complicated. And tomorrow I have a good break in my schedule so Little Boy and I are going to make a run for it - we are going away for a short overnight trip - combining business with a bit of fun! I am really looking forward to it.
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Here is a photo from the magazine of the quilt I am making.

9 comments:

Pat said...

Can hardly wait to see yours done! It will be stunning...good job on using the stash! Have fun on your overnight trip :)

Lori in South Dakota said...

I'm with Pat, can hardly wait to see how your quilt looks!

KathySWFL said...

I'm with Pat and Lori, anxious to see how yours turns out!

Laurie said...

you have been busy! it's been fun to watch and hurry up and finish that quilt! LOL
laurie

Vicky said...

That's going to be gorgeous! Great stash busting!

Sue R said...

The pattern is really very appealing, and I bet your variation will be a stunner. Good stash usage, too!

The Calico Cat said...

Neat! I can't wait to see your version.

Mama Koch said...

PRetty quilt. What colors are you doing?

Candace said...

What a beautiful quilt. I'm sure that yours will be just as stunning.