Ava’s Quilt-WIP

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I have been working on this quilt for a little munchkin for quite some time! It started out as a lighthouse quilt in pink and tangerine (here and here). Then I morphed it into a strip quilt after seeing many in the bloggy world (prior to Rachel’s Festival of Strings I’m talking September of 2012). Then again I was rushing to finish for the Festival of Strings and well I missed finishing the top by an hour :/

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I’m okay with that because the top is done and it is so beautiful and scrappy; I normally don’t like scrappy! I decided to make the quilt look like concentric squares. I really love the affect of the broken up squares, the imperfection. I love the owls!

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This beaut will have the most beautiful back! I have Patty Young’s Textured Basic Shoreline Tangerine, Sarah Jane’s Out to Sea ship panel in blossom, and the pièce de résistance: Sarah Jane Out to Sea mermaid print in blossom!

I planned to applique a crab on the back as well but I haven’t found any cute patterns so I think I’m going to try to make my own template. I took Sarah Fielke’s Big Techniques from Small Scraps class on Craftsy and I feel confident I can do needle turn applique!

Check out the back view with the light shining through! Looks like stained glass :)

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If you are a regular to my blog you’ll notice my pictures have significantly improved! The Plum and June Let’s Get Acquainted New Blogger Blog Hop 2013 is full of great advice (like better pictures) and you can meet new bloggers!

I’m linking up for the first time to Lee’s:

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

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