This turquoise quilt is going to be a present for my older daughter’s 19th birthday in March. When she was a little girl, this was her favourite colour, and several of these cotton fabrics are scraps from sundresses and shorts outfits that I made for her. I hope it will bring her many happy memories.
I’ve been admiring this pretty 9-patch quilt at Crazy Mom Quilts blog for a while now. I love the white sashings, so crisp and neat-looking, with her colourful 9-patch blocks. And it’s very inspirational!
So, here is my version of that look with my turquoise blocks. They aren’t sewed into the sashings yet — the blocks are only laid out on a small piece of white muslin to get the effect and give me an idea of how they will look. I think it’s exactly what I want.
I will need to buy a couple of yards of snow white muslin to finish this project — but I haven’t bought any fabric yet! I am still being good for my last Stash Report of 2009. But when 2010 comes…well, maybe I will need a little shopping trip — or two!
My final stats for the year are:
- Bought Year-to-Date: 24.875 yards
- Used Year-to-Date: 149.875 yards
- Used (net): 125 yards