Are you doing the American Patchwork & Quilting UFO Challenge? (If not, you should! Details are here.) The UFO I worked on this month was my Smorgasblocks quilt.
I started it this summer as part of a free quilt along that Eye Candy Quilts hosted on her blog. I finished the quilt center this summer and then didn’t touch it until January.
I added borders, then quilted and bound it to finish. I love how it turned out! I’m not an expert at machine quilting at all (which was the reason this quilt was a UFO), but I downloaded a lot of podcasts to listen to and really took my time on this quilt!
This quilt was made entirely from my stash and I even had enough fabric to do a pieces back. I love the scrappy look, but with a controlled color palette. The purple, teal, and coral feels very fresh and fun!
I’m calling this quilt Harvey’s quilt (he’s my cat!). He was a big help keeping me company while I sewed and quilted this. And he was especially helpful while I was laying out fabrics and blocks to find the best design. Plus, he loves the cat in the quilt!
Thanks for joining my for “happy hour,”
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