Square quilts, Three, WIP

square quilts no 5

Square quilts, Three, WIP

Square quilts are now numbered

I have tried to commit myself into making a certain number of square quilts each month. Well…(jajaja) you know, having a baby, makes those kind of promises a joke, an everyday joke. I have been falsely kidding myself that this is doable. No, it’s not! Apparently!

So I have only made some square quilt tops, that I cannot get the time to transform them into an actual quilt. But I couldn’t also find the time to even write a bloody blog post, about them!

Stop the nagging for now, and these are my most recent tops. Oh, and one more thing I decided to just number the square quilts I make, rather than naming them. Let’s see where it gets me.

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Experiment no. 98 Randomly choosing fabrics that match with each other.  Result. SUCCESS.

Here I “matched” some navy solid cotton with a few Sarah Jane prints, a Riley Blake print which I do not remember the designer (the one with the foxes…if anyone remembers plz do tell), and a Lecien polka dot and a deer fabric. I had a more girly quilt in mind, although I hate discriminating colors, customers love girly quilts.

square quilts no 4

square quilts no 5

square quilts no 4

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Ok. I will openly admit it, that I absolutely adore the Print Shop line. This is (until now) my all time favorite fabric line. And I think that Alexia Marcelle Abegg is a total genius. (Hi 5, whoever agrees with me!). And I have bought more from this line.

But in a desperate attempt to get over this adoration, I tried to cut all of it and make a couple of square quilts. I managed to piece one, so far. And I have it hanged beside me and I keep starring. That’s it. I said it!

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This is the square quilt that smells summer. Summertime. By the sea, sand and sunscreen. Oh, definitely sunscreen.

It is almost entirely made from Charm Packs from different lines: Seaside by October Afternoon, Salt Air by Cosmo Cricket, Botany by Lauren and Jessi Jung (Moda fabrics) and a couple of Bella solid charms.

All these quilts will be available in my Etsy Shop.

Here are a couple of other square quilts I’ve made, in case you where wandering. 1 and 2

Some stats just to keep up with tradition. Have a great day!

This Week’s statistics

Swoon quilt: no progress.
By the sea quilt: quilted, waiting for the binding.
Farmer’s Wife Quilt: no progress.
Farmer’s Wife 1930’s Quilt: no progress.
Picnic quilt: the front is being pieced. Only a few have seen it on my Instagram.
Rotating quilt: still piecing the front.
Vintage embroidery quilt: I have just copied the embroidery designs onto the fabric. Still no progress.

Summary of this week stats

Completed projects – 0
New projects – 1
Currently in progress – 10

Linking to: Let’s Bee Social (by Sew Fresh quilts)

Welcome to Zarkadia Quilting Co.!

Quilts are the most intimate and personal of objects. They connect us with each other to the primal ground of the bed-the place we spend half our lives; where we are born, sleep, have sex, and die; the place where we replenish ourselves and dream our dreams; the place of nurture and healing, where we retreat in sickness and frailty; and the place where we receive the comfort and care of those who love us.

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