Friday, January 15, 2016

Vintage Rainbow Mosaics


Rachel of Stitched in Color writes one of my favorite blogs, I have been reading it for years.  I love her approach to what she make and her encouragement with in the sewing community.  I also admire the courage it has taken for her to share all of her families struggles over the last year.

With the help of her sponsors she occasionally has mosaic contests, where participants can create a blend of fabrics that they feel reflect the theme she has described.  The most recent is based on the idea of a Vintage Rainbow and is sponsored by Fabricworm.

Here are the two that I created for the contest, below each picture is a list of the fabric I included.

Vintage Rainbow #1
1. Studio M for Moda, Basic Mixologie Geometrics, Off the Grid Light Green
2.Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman, Rhoda Ruth, Diamond Nature
3.Carrie Bloomston for Windham, Story, News Web Red
4.Simple Simon & Company for Riley Blake, Four Corners, Triangle Teal
5. Maureen Cracknell for Art Gallery, Fleet & Flourish, Roadside Guides Opal
6. Bee in My Bonnet, Modern Mini’s, Arrows Yellow
7.Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman, Doe, Scratch Shale
8. Dear Stella, Zig Zag, Shell
9.Riley Blake, Lucky Star, Argyle Navy


Vintage Rainbow #2

1.Kimberly Kight for Cotton and Steel, Penny Arcade, X Dot Pink
2.Miriam Bos for Birch Organic Fabrics, Wildland, Flowerbed Orange
3.Lizzie Mackay for Blend, Faraway Forest, Secret Spot Grey
4. Miriam Bos for Birch Organic Fabrics, Wildland, Arrowheads Dusk
5.Maureen Cracknell for Art Gallery, Fleet & Flourish, All Paths Clear
6.Moda, Color Daze Linens, Ombre Stripe Turquoise
7.Bonnie Christine for Art Gallery, Succulence, Greenhouse Aglow
8.Violet Craft, Highlands, The Geometry of Bees Honey
9.April Rhodes for Art Gallery, Bound, Painting Morale

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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2016 Finish-a-long: Q1 List

Have you heard of the Finish-a-long, this year it has undergone some changes and is being hosted by several wonderful bloggers around the world.

I've got a long list of WIPs, so I am planning to participate this year in hopes of keeping myself more focused and getting things done.


 1.  Dot Party - It's basted and ready for quilting.


2. Pow-Wow quilt top finished - This quilt is meant for my almost 10 year old son's twin bed.  I am hoping to have it long-arm quilted.

 


3. On Point quilt top finished - This one is for my daughter and will also be twin sized.

 

4. Make a baby sized Preppy the Whale quilt for my surprise Nephew.