My Next Quilt

I am a quilter.  If you have met me recently, you probably wouldn’t know this about me because it has been WAY too long since I have made a quilt.  I started learning about quilting when I was pregnant with my first baby over 10 years ago!  Wow, that makes me feel old.  🙂  Here are some of my favorite quilts.

 This quilt is called a bull’s eye quilt.  I found my pattern in a book called “Quilts from Aunt Amy”.  I made this with 3 of my friends back in 2009.  We traded blocks so we could have more of a variety of fabric.  I love making something cute from scraps.  Someday I am going to get a picture of the 4 of us and our quilts.

This quilt is called Button up Buttercup by Friend Folks.  I made this one back in 2008.

This is Peppermint Posies by Thimble Blossoms.  I made this quilt in 2009.  I love having a Christmas quilt.  Someday I hope to have more seasonal quilts to rotate with the holidays and seasons.

This is a hexagon quilt.  It is pieced 100% by hand.  I know, I’m crazy.  But isn’t it cute?  I followed the tutorial by Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms.  This quilt isn’t quilted and bound, but I still enjoy it hanging in my sewing room.  I started this quilt in 2008, and maybe I will get it finish this year. Maybe.

I bought me a new machine last year and I’m sad to say she hasn’t made a quilt yet.  (It’s been a crazy busy year.)  It’s time to break her in.

Now, this is where I need your help.  I bought a fat quarter bundle a while ago of “Pure” by Sweetwater.  I love the brown and aqua!  Now I just need to make something with it.  Do you have a favorite quilt pattern I should try?  I would love to hear your suggestions.  Thanks in advance for your help and I will be sure to show you what I make.

5 Comments

5 Responses to My Next Quilt

  1. Nancy 03/09/2011 at 8:37 am #

    I love your bullseye quilt. My mom made me one a few years ago and I love it. Currently my favorite quilt pattern is the pinwheel and I think Pure would be darling made into pinwheels. Here is a really fabulously easy tutorial on how to make pinwheels if you are interested.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekYpJzHoW6E
    Good luck!

  2. Emily 03/09/2011 at 10:44 am #

    I don’t think I’ve seen the peppermint posies quilt! They are all amazing and beautiful!

  3. Natalie 03/09/2011 at 12:54 pm #

    I love that you get to say you are “a quilter” I don’t think I’ve arrived there yet 🙂 BUT I finally am in the market for a good sewing machine and I can’t wait to put it to good use. Here is the quilt I am drooling over and want to make next. http://www.modabakeshop.com/2011/02/summer-dreamin.html But I think anything at this website is AWESOME. Love your skills girlfriend! I always know who to call with my questions! 🙂

  4. Jamie and Brad 03/09/2011 at 1:33 pm #

    I would love to make a target quilt, after seeing yours I am really, really tempted. I really only ever make 1 “quilt”, last year I made the crib bedding for my niece, it turned out great and I was hooked!
    I found this adorable quilt the other day and have added it to my someday-i-will-make-this folder.
    http://www.cluckclucksew.com/2011/02/little-climber.html

  5. Derek, Laura and Peyson 03/09/2011 at 5:31 pm #

    it would make a really cute puff quilt!

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