Sunday, August 22, 2010

Charmed by Arcadia

I'm working on this quilt using Kate Conklin's Charm Bracelets pattern using Arcadia. (Oh, Arcadia! Why must you be so hard to find?)
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This quilt is meant to be a gift, but I'm kind of falling in love with it...

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The sashing is Kona Stone, and the links are Kona Sage Green. I love this color, but I have to say Sage Green is not a good name for it! It's really more of an aqua.

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I don't have a plan for the backing yet. Any suggestions? I might just keep it simple and use some more of the "sage green" fabric for the back.

11 comments:

Kaye Prince said...

I just checked eBay and there are a slew of Arcadia honey buns available - maybe you should get one (or a couple) ;)

Love the quilt top, and aren't Kate's designs just awesome?!

Anne at Film and Thread said...

Love the design and love the colors. That "aqua" sure doesn't look at all like sage green!

Mary said...

I love Arcadia too! I was only ever able to buy a honey bun . . . wish I hadn't missed the initial printing!

I just love your quilt! This pattern is definitely on my "to do" list - someday!

Claire said...

I love Arcadia TOO! and i too was only able to buy a honey bun, which I used for the Siggy Swap 2...now I have just a few strips left that I didn't used for the siggy's.

What to do with the rest??? Maybe use the scraps here and there through out future quilts.

LOVE the quilt by the way! LOVE the gray and light blue combo...GREAT JOB!

Jodi said...

I'm in love with it, too! Fantastic job - how will you ever say good-bye???

traceyjay said...

(I agree with you about the name of the kona)

I don't know if I'd be able to part with this if I were you. It's so gorgeous!

Stray Stitches said...

I love the fabrics. I can picture using so many different fabrics in the squares of this pattern. Beautiful work!!

ladmquilter said...

I Love this too. Arcadia is one of my favorites although I only have a honey bun, I to find some more this is awesome.

Leah said...

This is beautiful. I especially love the blue that surrounds each square.

Sunshine said...

OMG, it looks great! super colour choices. I find that I can always find treasurers on Etsy, though you've probably checked there already?

Cheers,
C.

Patty said...

Sounds like everyone loves your Arcadia too. It is really pretty. I am also surprised at the names of the fabric. If you ever find extra Arcadia and don't want it, I'd love to have some more.