Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Kaleidoscope

carla Finished in 2013, Quilting 14 Comments

If you’ve come from the Blogger’s Quilt Festival, hello and welcome! My name is Carla and I’ve been quilting for about eight months now. I’m really enjoying it, and I’m thrilled to be participating in my first Blogger’s Quilt Festival! My entry is Kaleidoscope, a quilt made for two friends from college and their baby, due in just a couple …

carlaBlogger’s Quilt Festival: Kaleidoscope

Early morning cutting

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Early morning cutting, a photo by zaydia {modernbias.com} on Flickr. Via Flickr: Tallahassee blocks are going to take too long right now. Going with a disappearing nine patch instead with 4″ squares. The good news is I can use most of the scraps I’ve accumulated (far left) and the fabric I already cut for Tallahassee (center stack). Squares cut so …

carlaEarly morning cutting

WIP Wednesday – Tallahassee

carla Quilting 12 Comments

In my push to get the two quilts done for last weekend, I’ve let my twin girl quilts fall back on the list. Time to move them to the top again. 8″ finished “blooms” I’m using the Tallahassee paper piecing block, but I’ve resized it significantly. On Quilter’s Cache the pattern is for four blooms together to measure 12″ or …

carlaWIP Wednesday – Tallahassee

WIP Wednesday – Kaleidoscope nearing completion!

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My kaleidoscope is nearing completion! I took some photos yesterday – fighting the wind, dying light, and only 3/4 quilted but I’m just so pleased with it I had to share! I’m not sure what I’ll use for the binding yet, but I’ve been considering black, orange/red scrappy, or turquoise linen. Approximately 42″x54″ finished 3/4 quilted – vertical and horizontal …

carlaWIP Wednesday – Kaleidoscope nearing completion!