Patchwork City - Donut Shop


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.

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.


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.
Am I the only one who thinks I can do all this? 0741

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. :)

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

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.

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.