Wednesday, May 22, 2024

A Watery Fabric Pull

Welcome to Needle and Thread Thursday, friends!  I'm still on my mission to bust through my stash, and as I was evaluating what I have left, it became very apparent that my aquas/teals are my most plentiful.  I have a ton of prints in this color but also, when a friend was destashing, I ended up with a fat quarter bundle of solids as well.  Since aqua/teal is one of my favorite colors, it seems like a logical choice to put them all together in a single-color quilt.

So, I pulled all those solids, and then paired each one with a coordinating print.  Some are on the blue side,  and some are more green, but I really think they all work well together.  My plan is to make a bunch of two-fabric blocks with the fabric pairs.  I haven't yet decided which block, but I'm leaning toward bowties.  I think the final color wash effect will be really neat.

Last week's party had so many amazing project linked up, like this cute quilt from Maggie at Making a Lather-

This sweet low volume baby quilt is from Frederique' at Quilting Patchwork Applique'-

This scrappy explosion from Sandra at mmmquilts is so much fun!

And finally, I can't help but show this one from Anne-Marie at Stories From the Sewing Room.  Anne-Marie was in my class with the Bloomington Quilter's Guild, and I just love her color choices for the Churn, Churn, Churn quilt-

It's always so much fun to meet quilters I "know" from blogging in real life!  I'd love to come visit your guild and meet you, so send me an email, and let's get something on the calendar for your guild.  I'm booking 2025 and beyond now!

Okay, y'all!  I'm looking forward to seeing what you have going on in your studio.  Bring on the eye-candy!

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  1. Teal is one of my favourite colors. The shades and prints you picked out are lovely! Thanks so much for hosting.


  2. I love teal/aqua/blue. It's going to be pretty. Thanks for sharing my Churn mini. :)

  3. Love that color combo! Teal/aqua USED to be the most previlent color in my stash, but I've used up a lot of it! Now I'm struggling to come up with print pieces large enough to DO anything with. I need 5/8 yard of fabric for a quilt's setting triangles, and I have only three prints that are large enough! I see lots of scrap quilts in my future.


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