Sunday, July 15, 2012

Completed Quilt

I started, and finished this quilt last weekend.
So fast, and way too fun! I call it "Witchy Women":

 
Witchy Women  
48" by 60"

Made using Tula Pink's amazing "Nightshade" collection, my sashing is a black & white dot from my stash and the border sections are Kaffe dots, purple on black.

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The pattern is "Kwik Shifted Blocks" by Two Kwik Quilters and was so easy to put together. I love how this pattern was designed to show off great fabric. It worked perfectly with the focal print of the 3 sisters.

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I took advantage of the small blocks to use quilting designs from Angela Walter's book ( a new and true favorite resource).
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I FMQed this using Aurilfil 50 wt thread in a dark gray.

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I love the Victorian mood of this fabric collection. The motifs, illustration style and color all work together to tell Tula's story of these 3 sisters. I also love how my choice of black and white dots add a touch of humor and enhance the "steam punk"feel of this quilt. The dots in purple and white keep my quilt from being too dark. I love who quickly it all came together, and I am definitely using this pattern again!

5 comments:

quiltskipper.com said...

How fun and funky-love it!

Angie said...

I love, love, love the dots!! I agree, it really adds to the steam punk feel. It sets off the blocks so well.

Pirate said...

What a *fantastic* quilt! I absolutely LOVE your fabric choices: they are simply perfect!

Thank you for the link to the fabric line & pattern ... I'll be looking for the fabric at my local quilt shops!

Laura McGrath said...

I had no clue what Steampunk even meant, had to google it. Now I agree that it definitely has a steampunk feel. Great fabric choices, and awesome quilting.

Paige said...

You know I love this! I wonder how well the squirrels and trees from the new line would fit in those squares. Hmmm.