Quilt fever

July 28, 2022

Quilt fever

Quilt fever...I've got it!

Quilt Fever - October House Fiber Arts Journal

I started this happy little project a couple of weeks ago and I'm a bit addicted to it.

I'm making the Rain or Shine quilt by Thimbleblossoms. Which is really just a nine-patch with star sashing. I'm using a Bonne & Camille jelly roll - Sunday Stroll, and a mini charm pack - Early Bird, for the nine-patch blocks. Such happy and summery colors.

I'm still thinking about what I want to use for the sashing stars, but it's probably going to be something blue:) Got plenty of that in my stash.

 Quilt Fever - October House Fiber Arts Journal - Rain or Shine blocks

I actually started this quilt once I realized the one I started before it was going to take longer to finish than I originally thought.

For that one, I'm using a free pattern from All People Quilt - Rail Fence Ripple. The adorable quilt in the picture is just a large lap size - and I want to make a bed size quilt. That means about double the blocks. Knowing me, more than double the time.

Quilt Fever - October House Fiber Arts - Rail Fence Ripple blocks

They are easy blocks to make, and finish at six inches. But to get to that six inch size you sew together a bunch of tiny two inch strip sets. I love 'em, but fast they are not.

Quilt Fever - October House Fiber Arts - Rail Fence Ripple strip sets

Summer quilting, though - hard to beat it!

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