Stephen’s Quilt

So I changed my mind again on Stephen’s quilt! Not surprising if you know me :) I really wasn’t liking the idea of such a traditional quilt for a little boy and I found out the quilt needed to be larger so I didn’t want a super time consuming block. Instead I’ll use the block I made to make a little pillow!

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I decided to make “Flocked Together” by Sarah Fielke from her book “Quilting From Little Things“. Its a feathered star block with lots of y-seams! (A little scary) The pattern was for a queen so I had to do some quilt math. Kind of difficult even for an engineering major!

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Well I figured it out after making a block diagram! I drew the block to scale and then measured everything! I’m wondering if the Quilt Design Tool on Threadbias would do the math for me. Has anyone used this?

I’m loving the fabrics I chose for this quilt! All red, white and blue with a pinch of yellow and green thrown in! The fabrics include Sandy Gervais, Denyse Schmidt’s DSQuilts for JoAnn’s, Maude Ashbury (the awesome jumbo lobster print), a little Kona not sure of the color but I want to say Cobalt, Jack and Lulu “All Hands On Deck” (the little lobsters), and various other prints from JoAnn’s and my local quilt shop!

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All the pieces are cut and I’m ready to get started!

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My ultimate to quilt list

Once you catch the bug, it’s hard to stop envisioning your next quilt. Even if you already have three waiting in the midst! Here is a list, an on-going list I might add, that is my personal ultimate to quilt list. I am linking to other sites so you can get an idea of what I am talking about!

  • Cathedral window
  • Botanical appliquΓ©
  • Twistar for my sister Jessica in progress
  • Gypsy quilt for my parentsΒ completed
  • Sparkle punch by Elizabeth Hartman
  • Checkers from Quilty
  • Firefly From Quilty
  • Corner store from material obsessionΒ in progress
  • Friendship braid by Nicky and Pam Lintott top completed
  • Christmas Modern Strip
  • 25th Silver Anniversary Quilt
  • Lighthouse Quilts for the twins in progress
  • Curved Log Cabin (cream and soft warms)
  • Repair my parents wedding quilt
  • City Shops by Cherri House in progress
  • City Lights by Cherri House
  • Brimstone Quilt
  • Corner store (patriotic) in progress
  • Baltimore Album Quilt
  • an autumn leaf quilt (not sure of the style)

More to Come!

What are you working on? What have you been dying to make?