Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Eat More Cake

Tula Pink is coming to my neck o' the woods, Winston-Salem, NC, on Wednesday, June 6! And I have a ticket to attend her talk that evening!

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"Eat More Cake"
57" by 68"

In honor of the event, I made this quilt. The fabrics are from Tula's line "Parisville", which was inspired by Marie Antoinette. As Marie is rumored to have replied when told the peasants could not afford bread, "Let them Eat Cake", so I have titled this quilt "Eat More Cake". The pattern is from Karen Gray, a variation of her "Pave the Way". Such a fun and easy pattern. I love how quickly it goes together, and shows off the fabrics.

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I free-motion quilted it in an organic, flowing pattern. The thread is a 50wt cotton quilting thread in beige.

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The back is made from 2 of the Parisville patterns, simply pieced.

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I am hoping to show Tula!

5 comments:

Laura said...

I have no idea who Tula Pink is, but your quilt is beautiful!

Elizabeth Harty said...

Love Tula! Jealous that you're going to be able to see her in person.
Just curious - Do you use a long arm for your quilting? It's beautiful.

Sondra said...

Love this quilt, wonderful work! Love Tula and her new book!

Cherie said...

That looks great! I love your fabric choices! Can't believe you get to meet Tula in person, so lucky!
Love the quilting design you went with =D

I'm having a giveaway on my blog. Feel free to stop by and enter (if you haven't already) =D
http://ibescheraldine.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/official-150th-post-giveaway.html

sarah said...

love your take on the pattern. especially the little bits of pink. tula pink? coincidence?