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…

Beads and Bauble Pattern Release and Giveaway!!

It's been an interesting journey for my Beads and Baubles quit pattern but totally worth all the tight deadlines and unexpected turns.  This designs features each of the prints from Christa Watson's Fandangle fabric line and Benartex color weave basics.  All these bright colors are perfect for summer!

Beads and Baubles Quilt

It's always a joy working with Christa and all her fun vibrant prints.  Fandangle is no exception.  Christa's new fabric line is a fun mix of colors, textures and designs.

Fandangle

After hearing Christa's inspiration for Fandangle I knew I wanted to design a quilt using a bead shape and even incorporated the bead theme into the quilting.

Beads and Baubles Quilt

The Beads and Baubles pattern is now available in my Etsy shop but as part of the blog hop I'm giving away one Beads and Baubles pattern, one  Pearl Pendants pattern and one complete Fandangle fat quarter bundle!!!  Beads and Baubles is a fat quarter friendly throw size quilt and the pattern includes easy to follow instructions, full color diagrams, templates and a coloring page to customize your design.

Beads and Baubles Quilt

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and a winner will be selected at random on Friday after 8 pm.  The winner will be contacted via email no later than Saturday.

Follow along with the blog hop all this week:

Tuesday
Heather from Quilta-chusetts; IG: @quiltachusetts
Sarah from Sarah Goer Quilts; IG: @sarahmgoer
Nancy from Masterpiece Quilting; IG: @masterpiecequilting

Wednesday
Sue from Sue O'Very Designs; IG: @sueoverydesigns
Sylvia from Flying Parrot Quilts; IG: @flyingparrotquilts

Thursday
Annie from By Annie; IG: @PatternsByAnnie
Brenda from Spool and Bobbin Quilting

Friday
Tina: @sashikostyle
Paige from Quilted Blooms; IG: @quiltedblooms


Don't forget to check out my Pearl and Pendant quilt pattern collaboration with Christa also available for purchase in my Etsy shop also fat quarter friendly!!

Pearl Pendants Quilt













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