Modern by the Yard Cover

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At the beginning of the year I had several deadlines, four in fact all due before QuiltCon in February, and now that the latest issue of Modern by the Yard e-zine is out I can finally share my Follow the Leader quilt!!

Click HERE for the free pattern/e-zine

My Follow the Leader quilt features Christa Watson's newest fabric line with Benartex Contempo Studio, Abstract Garden.  I love Christa's playful prints and that each of her lines coordinate with the other previous lines.  The background on this quilt are grey prints from her Fandangle fabric collection.


This design is fat quarter friendly and is 100% compatible with one of my favorite templates, the Tri-Rec tool!  I wish I would have remembered to take more pictures before sending the quilt to Benartex.  I did manage to get a quick shot of the quilt top.  I can't help but smile when I see all those bright cheerful colors.

I hope you will take a moment and check out the latest issue of Modern by the Yard.  It's comp…

Blogger's Quilt Festival: part 2



Amy Ellis of Amy's Creative Side is hosting the Blogger Quilt Festival from now until the end of September and I entered two quilts.  The first was in the modern category, Peaks + Horizons.

The second quilt I entered is in the Original Design Category: Mountain Scene (full blog here)




Each blogger that enters a quilt has a chance of a great prize if they are voted the favorite for their category, so head on over to Amy's site and check out all the great quilts and blogs!!  I'm so excited to participate in the festival and have already found so many great blogs to follow!


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  1. This is gorgeous! I was trying to guess the designer when I was looking at it in the thumbnail.I was wrong!

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    1. That sounds like a great party game for a quilt guild, Guess the Designer :)

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  2. Very nice design. I love the colors and layout ... :) Pat

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  3. Interesting design. I like the colors and the quilting. What a fun quilt.

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    1. Thank you! I had fun making it so I'm glad it shows.

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  4. I love the simplicity of the design and the use of white space, so airy and lovely. You really got down to the bare essentials and still have a vivid landscape. Congrats!

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    1. Thank you I guess all that Bob Ross watching paid off!

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  5. I love your use of color! The simplicity of the design combined with your color placement is so effective in making it feel like a landscape -- without being too literal or kitschy. Really well done. I love it!

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    1. Thank you so much. I'm glad all the agonizing over fabric selection paid off. I definitely appreciate your comments and feedback!

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  6. Lovely design and great choice of colors! Isn't it fun how our brain can convert simple shapes into a real scene from nature?)))

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  7. This is lovely - the design, colours and quilting!

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  8. Really great. I love it. Your design and color combination is really fantastic.

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  9. The color combinations are very beautiful. Indeed a fantastic festival.

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  10. Its seems really amazing. Such a great design.I love the colors and layout.

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    1. Thank you! I spent a great deal of time picking out colors so I'm glad you like it.

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