Thursday, June 30, 2011

Red and Green Quilt...finally!

Well, actually, I participated in the creation of a red and green quilt!
A few months ago Renee Plains, of Liberty Star fame, honored me by asking if I would help her get ready for Spring Market by piecing a large quilt for her...
Potting Shed
It was a collaborative affair...I did the piecing and she did the applique.
Whitney Erickson, co-owner of TOWQS, did the machine quilting.
As usual, it so much more vibrant in person! 

No wildflowers to show here in AZ!  The heat isn't as bad as I had imagined. 
 My R&W quilt will definitely be slow going here.  I am using my daughter's machine and I don't quite have that scant 1/4" seam allowance thingy figured out yet! It took me over an hour this am to piece just one 3" block. 

 I had a delightful mid morning visit to the shoppe and picked up some FQs I just had to have for Caroline's Pinwheels.  Let's see...I started this quilt to use up stash...I have used the last of 4 different fabrics so far...I purchased 10 new FQs...I don't think I am making progress!
But you can't wipe the smile off my face!


  1. Beautiful, Cheryl, just beautiful.

  2. The quilt is beautiful! I'm glad I'm not the only one that uses up their stash that way - lol!

  3. Congrats, Cheryl! The quilt is beautiful. Renee kindly sent me that among some of her other patterns the other day and I was just admiring that one in particular!

  4. Gorgeous quilt! Love it! I have the same problem when trying to use up stash! Go figure!?! lol

  5. Wow Cheryl! The quilt is gorgeous, and what an honor to be asked.

  6. Fabulous quilt Cheryl!!! You girls are a great team, a wonderful result!!!

  7. How fun was that! congrats its the quilt I went crazy for as soon as a saw a picture of her booth
    hopefully soon I can get a pattern and make it too!
    just beautiful....
    congrats job well done

  8. I would like to see the quilt in person. This is a unique version of a Carolina Lily.

  9. Gorgeous quilt - you did a magnificent job sewing the blocks!
    Such a beautiful pattern too!

  10. I absolutely love that quilt and I think you got the best part of the deal - the piecing and NO applique!

  11. What a great quilt! It looks like an antique.

  12. What a AMAZING quilt Cheryl! Just love everything about it !

  13. The Potting Shed is a gorgeous quilt. Congratulations!

  14. Beautiful, Cheryl. Congratulations - pat yourself on the back - you deserve it...

  15. What a lovely design. I'm sure this quilt is stunning.


  16. Lovely quilt Cheryl, well done.
    The more fabric the merrier I say!


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