Saturday, March 21, 2015

Charming Patchwork

So I finished the 6th and last Project Quilting Challenge of this season:
  Isn't it Charming?  

The challenge was to use 20 or more 5"charm squares only on the front of the project.  I went straight to my Denyse schmidt stash of charm squares.  I have a foot tall stack from the many swaps I have done.  I thought I might make four patches and piece a bag I could use to hold my quilt pin collection.

However time and tiredness just left me no time this week.  So I decided to make a little mini quilt to use as a topper on my 185k sewing machine cabinet.  I love making these in different sizes to decorate with.  

title:  Charming Patchwork
size:  16"x 20"
location:  Lewisville, NC
inspiration:  I love charm squares and can honestly say Im a bit of an adict.  I have an old cd shelf full from swaps I have done.  I pulled out some from my favorite designer Denyse Schmidt.  I wanted to make scrappy four patches using Lori Holt's method.  Then decided I wanted a topper for my vintage sewing machine cabinet.   The backing and binding are also DS prints.  Her fabrics always make me happy and I love decorating with patchwork.

quilted:  I straightline quilted it on my Baby Lock Sofia.

Check out the other Projects here at PersimonDreams and vote for your favorite.


keep dreaming...Colleen

Its time to vote for Accuquit block contest.  I entered my Butterfly High block I made last summer.  You can vote here once a day.

4 comments:

PersimonDreams said...

I think this is just wonderful! The colors, fabric and quilting all work together so well to make this look fantastic!

And - good luck with your Butterfly High block! I'm heading over to vote no!

Heidi said...

Gotta love the DS patchwork ;-)

The butterfly block is unique and very creative. It could bring about quite a few different looks.

MegsAnn said...

Cute topper! My project changed from a quilt to a runner this week. Sometimes it just goes that way... but it's still a finish so that counts. :) www.quiltartbymegan.com

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