Sunday, October 7, 2012

Rainbow bright

At the risk of sounding like a jerk, I'm really tempted to keep this quilt for myself! But this is the work of the Peace Circle of do. Good Stitches, and it's destined to find a new home with the help of the folks at My Very Own Blanket. I guess that just means I need to make another one for myself!
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To make the fun star blocks, we used this tutorial from Diary of a Flutter Kat. It makes 17.5-inch blocks, so the quilt came together really quickly.
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On the back I used these bold prints from Heather Bailey's Pop Garden, along with some lime dots and a strip of rainbow argyle (because it fit? And it's rainbow?).
Untitled More rainbows on the binding. Felt like the right thing to do!
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I'm excited to send it off to its new home! Was that convincing? :)
Swim, Bike, Quilt
I'm adding my quilt to the 100 Quilts for Kids link-up at Swim, Bike, Quilt! There's one week left to join in!
I'm also linking up to Sew Modern Monday!

21 comments:

giddy99 said...

It's wonderful! It would be really hard to let that one go, for sure. :)

Heather D. said...

It's fantastic! I think I may have just found what I want for my bee month in January. :)

Tara said...

This is beautiful, and I echo the above statement - I may use this block for my month in Stash Bee!

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

Looks great. Someone will be very happy with that quilt.

Debbie said...

What a beautiful finish!!

kat129 said...

I think you should make one for yourself - it is a great quilt! And the rainbow stripey binding was a perfect choice.
cheers!
-k

QuiltyGirl said...

Ooh, I really love this block! I'm a total sucker for rainbows, too.

Jan said...

Fabulous. I'd have a hard time giving it up.

Kelsey said...

Simply stunning! I don't blame you for wanting to keep it, I would be tempted too! You're doing a good thing sending it off though :)

Mrs.Hearts said...

Lovely! I like it better the way you made it without the sashing as shown on the original tutorial.

Julia said...

Love the bright rainbow colors with the white stars. Your kindness will cheer someone else on!

Toni said...

It's beautiful, Katie! You don't sound like a jerk at all, I'd be tempted, too!

**nicke... said...

be a jerk... make another one!!! ;) xo

Kristan said...

These blocks are so pretty! I'm gonna need to make something like this soon. Thanks for the link!

Kelly said...

I'd have a hard time letting it go too - it is gorgeous!!

CityHouseStudio said...

What a beautiful finish, Katie! I just love it!

Kristie said...

This is fantastically brilliant and I have pinned it...I need one, too! What a wonderful, happy quilt, just love it!!

Lindsay Conner said...

Oh, this is awesome! I love it Katie!

felicity said...

I most certainly understand why you would want to keep this lovely for yourself! So bright and cheerful and fun!!

Angela Nash said...

That is such and awesome quilt! I've had her tutorial marked - I need to squeeze it into the schedule!

mindingmomma said...

how striking it is, it would be hard to give up if not for such a good cause