The first is called Bear Hike by Birch Organics, and the second is called Buck Forest, from the Hello Bear collection. I finally found them from the same shop to save on shipping (in the right colors), and they just arrived today! Waiting for a specific fabric to arrive in the mail is torture when you're trying to stay on a schedule, not to mention when you're working up to a holiday. Anyway, now that I have everything I need, I love the fabric pull for this baby quilt. It's going to be so sweet.
In the meantime, flexibility is the name of the game. I decided to go ahead and knock out the next quilt on my to-do list, a camouflage quilt for a friend's son, who is an avid outdoorsman. From cutting to binding, this quilt went together in just a couple of days (with a couple of late nights), and I'm delivering it to her tomorrow!
If it looks familiar, it's because she saw a photo of this quilt I made for my brother in law a couple of years ago and fell in love with it. There are just a couple of differences between the two quilts. First, I found a fabric that has a marble print in shades of brown, and decided to use that for the square frames, rather than solid Kona Chocolate. I also chose to make a scrappy binding on this one. I think both of these choices add some depth and texture to the quilt. The backing is solid Mossy Oak camouflage, and I quilted it with chocolate brown thread. This finished quilt measures 60" x 60," and I think it will be just perfect for taking along on a camping or hunting trip!
Without further ado, check out a few highlights from last week's party that really caught my eye (it was especially tough to pick this week). Judy from Sew Some Sunshine linked up this ultra-modern hexagon quilt. So unique!
Valerie from re-engineered shared her Clovers and Jam quilt, and I love the earthy colors in this one!
and finally, Greta from Material Detachment showed off her finished Pickle Dish quilt. I absolutely adore this pattern, and the orange and green combo is so much fun!
Okie dokie, friends! It's time to link up your latest masterpieces, or masterpieces-in-progress! I can't wait to see what you're sewing these days!
Oh, and one more thing- NTT will be taking a break next week for Thanksgiving, but will return on December 2nd. I hope all of you in the US have a wonderful holiday filled with family, food, and fun!
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