24 June 2013

St Louis 16 Patch Quilt Top

Hi friends! I'm so excited to share with you my finished St. Louis quilt top! I really love the way it's turned out, and it really was such a joy to piece. Using mainly a mix of Pam Kitty Love, Happy Go Lucky and Little Red Riding Hood to make is super bright and happy :) Find the tutorial here. I think it really shows off the fabrics well. It's huge too! I made the 5x6 blocks measuring 70" x 84", which is plenty big enough for me! luckily Robin is 6ft 1, he comes in rather handy for 'prop styling' !
... though we had lots of fidgeting and interruptions during the 'photoshoot' this morning! "hurry up", "my arms are tired"...
this is most certainly, a 'hurry-up face!' haha
So it was a busy and productive weekend of sewing like I'd hoped! I had a whole, guilt-free day at my machine on Sunday, I was home alone the entire day! *bliss* so I figured cleaning the bathroom, and laundry could wait another day. I didn't do what I'd planned, instead started on another quilt project (like I need more) so lots to share with you soon... I hope you all had a fun weekend. xoxo

11 comments:

  1. Super cute, the boy and the quilt!

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  2. It looks lovely and cosy, simple quilts can be so effective done well like this one.

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  3. It turned out great! Love the bits of bright in there. And the fact that you got help from Robin...quite incredible. I know just how hard it is to sign up the help for photos. Glad he suffered through it. The shots are wonderful.

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  4. What a great way to bust some stash! Yours is very coordinated though. Beautiful.

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  5. So nice result!!! :) J.

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  6. Gorgeous Jessie, as your stuff always is :)

    S x

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  7. Such a pretty quilt top Jesse! Bet it was quick to put together too. Haha nice pics of your fella. I've never asked mine to hold a quilt for photographing. I know what looks I'd be getting. The furrow n his brow would be even deeper!

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  8. Love the colour balance of this quilt, nice job!

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