Monday, February 9, 2015

Irish Chain Twist Quiltalong

Call me crazy, cause I don't already have enough projects going, but I'm jumping into Melissa's Irish Chain Twist Quilt-along at happyquiltingmelissa.com!

Not sure exactly what's motivating me, maybe it's the chance to use up my stash, making friends with the other quilters, or the chance to win prizes!  Who knows--but it's sure looks like fun!  And it will be my first quilt-along participation--pretty exciting, for me at least!

Each week she's posting a new step in making this quilt, and so far, we've chosen fabric and cut it.  I'm making a baby size (that way my house doesn't become overrun by quilts!), completely from my stash.  No purchasing here!

My background is another black on white print. Maybe I'm subconsciously working in a B/W series, but I really think it's because I'm tired of solid white backgrounds, and I had lots of yardage of this print!  Other additions are lime green for the squares, teal for the X's, and hot pink for the petals.
Everything is all cut.  Just awaiting the next step!  Won't you join us???

Happy Quilting!



7 comments:

  1. I love that background print!!! It is going to be so awesome!!! And your prints are so going to pop!! And I am so happy that this will be your first QAL, that is so very exciting!!! I hope you love every minute of it ;)

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  2. Oh my! My first time here and I love the quilted items in your picture! The rooster and the flowers are outstanding! I love the layout and color placement on the others. Wonderful! I signed up for your e-mails!

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  3. Love your choices. Look forward to seeing quilt completed. Also my first QAL

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  4. That background print will be so much fun!

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  5. Your fabrics look scrumptious!!!!!!

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  6. I love the background fabric. Can you tell me what it is?

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