Patchwork City - Donut Shop

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Block 2!

My favorite part about this quilt is getting to use all different types of fabric in each block. I get to dig in my scrap bins for my favorite prints and use various manufacturers in one quilt. I'll be honest I'm usually a precut quilter or buy a fat quarter bundle of a line and just use that.

My Patchwork City quilt is based on color scheme though so instead of me picking a fabric line I'm digging through my stash for any prints that fit in my color range.

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I've got Art Gallery Fabrics, Cotton and Steel, Moda, Andover, and a little piece of Emma's outgrown baby dress (the zebra) in this one.

I also did a test Donut Shop block and think I'll keep it. Now that I'm a few blocks in I can substitute it for a block that didn't turn out that great. You'll see that block in a few more posts if you're not on Instagram.

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Tomorrow I'll post block 3 and I'm hoping to get a block posted each day until Wednesday (giveaway day).

So I've signed up for a lot of quilt a longs and am really hoping I can keep up with them all. I'm in a quilt bee too this year.
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Shop Closing + Giveaway

Hey everyone just a quick note here to mention that the fabric shop is closing.
It was a hard decision and it makes me really sad but since the beginning of this year I have stressed over it and realized I just don't have the time right now. My older kids require more attention (strange how that works) and Emma...well I had a hard time getting things done with her anyway. :)

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I will be participating in Sew Mama Sew's giveaway day as usual though so please pop by here on the 6th! Wednesday!
As for now I need to line up some Patchwork City block posts. I am terribly sorry for everyone that has come here for that and only had one post.. Hopefully now I'll have more time for this space.

Thank you all. :) :) :)

p.s. I will still have my little Etsy shop and I may still do some precuts etc there.

 


Apple Core Quilt

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My quilt top arrived from Crinkle Love and I'm so pleased with the results.
The quilt pattern I used was from Sweet Jane Quilts from THIS book. I am guessing it's also in this one as well as the first was a collective.

For the quilting I picked apples to compliment the apple cores it took me forever to commit but I couldn't be happier with my choice.

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I'm still deciding on what to bind it with (maybe scrappy?) but have until Mother's Day to get it done so I'm not really rushing.
 I'm still trying to finish Gardenvale.

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