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step-down piecing in lavender and plum

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...just about to baste it!

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Big Techniques from Small Scraps taught by Sarah Fielke

Sarah Fielke makes six scrappy quilts that combine traditional techniques with fresh design and updated fabrics.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Whimsical, Classic, Romantic
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What materials did you use? I used quilting cottons from my stash: a few Tula Pink Parisville prints, one of Sarah Fielke's From Little Things prints, some Anna Maria Horner Innocent Crush and a light purple geometric that I think was Robert Kaufman. The plum and lavdender solids are Kona.

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What are you most proud of? I love the play of colour in this project, especially the pops of cerise (the deep, rich plum).

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The piecing looks a little mind-boggling, simply because it isn't following the usual grid of patchwork, but it's much easier than it appears. Sarah's instructions are excellent.

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Really nice! Your friend is going to love it.

12/21/2012 Flag

Thanks, Lisa Marie!

12/22/2012 Flag

This came out great! I'm sure your friend will love it, can't wait to see it totally finished :)

12/22/2012 Flag

Thanks! I love how it turned out...but just realized that I never got a photo of it quilted. I really love the way it turned out.

01/10/2013 Flag

Ooops. Sorry for the redundancy in my reply...I love it, that much is probably clear!

01/10/2013 Flag

Looks lovely enchantedbobbin!

01/09/2013 Flag

Thank you so much, Sarah! It was really fun to make and your lesson was super...can't wait to try the applique and hexie projects ;)

01/10/2013 Flag