Friday, April 26, 2013


I finished this quilt in record time (for me at least).
I cut the first pieces Friday evening and took the finished quilt out of the dryer first thing Monday morning.   It helped that I had a strict deadline (even if it was self-imposed), and that I abandonned all housework for a few days.

Though far from perfect, I couldn't be happier with the way it turned out.  I love the simple blocks and bright colors.

It has been gifted to a co-worker and his wife (both architects) and their new little one.  

A combination of solids from Moda, Robert Kaufman, and Michael Miller.   Inspired by a quilt by B. Perrino.  Backing is Olavi in Blueberry from Lotta Jansdotter's new Glimma Collection.  Somewhat straight line quilting 1" apart. Finished quilt measures approximately 42" x 60".



Thursday, April 25, 2013


Fat Quarterly's Modern Madness has reached the Final Four with the following collections making the cut and on sale in the shop with some whopping discounts!   Simply Color, Field Study, Architextures, and Madrona Road.

28% off competiting collections with code madmod1320
33% off with code madmod1325 when your cart totals $64 or more*
43% off with code madmod1335 when your cart totals $200 or more*

*cart total is based on all items in the cart, not just those on sale!

Saturday, April 20, 2013




color studies. inspired by work of b.perrino. 

My first attempt turned out a bit too neon.  It's much brighter than the photo.  But I think the second has potential. I replaced one of the oranges with  yellow, substitued the other with one less zingy and added in pale pink. 

Hopefully this will turn itself into a baby quilt by Monday.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

I'm super behind in getting this posted, but YES! the modern madness sale is still going... sale collections this round include: Pearl Bracelet, Simply Color, Noteworthy, Field Study, Marmalade, Architextures, Madrona Road, and The Birds and The Bees Discounts codes are the same as before but the percentage off is increasing! Next up is the Final Four...