Friday, August 12, 2016

Licorice Medley

Woo-hoo! A finish! It's the baby size version of Licorice Medley


a pattern from the Book of the Month selection, Black & White, Bright & Bold by Kim Schaefer. 


And what a fast, easy block to put together, plus a great way to use up 2 1/2" squares.

For this quilt, I combined coveted Moda Grunge squares,


and black and whites from the stash,


for a beautiful, fun quilt!


Quilted with silver Glide thread, 


and one of my favorite pantos, Bluster,


the quilting is shown off beautifully on the orange flannel on back.

I love quilts that use a variety of fabrics in them! They just have so much more interest.



I'm glad I chose to continue this book for August, as I've got my eye on another pattern. Today, I'll start pulling fabrics. Hmm, don't know how far I will get given the weekend is devoted to repairing the gazebo. Just when I was having fun quilting, darn it!

Here's to a great weekend quilting for you!



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15 comments:

  1. Love that punch of color those Moda Grunge squares give against the black and white prints. Congrats on a fun finish!

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  2. Stunning! I love black and white quilts. I'll have to look for this book. Looks like it would be easy with not many seams to match.

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  3. This has turned out beautifully. Love the panto you quilted and how lovely it looks on the back.

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  4. Lovely finish! I agree that a combination of different fabrics really adds interest to a quilt. Thanks for sharing with TGIFF!

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  5. I think I need to check our library for this book. Great pattern. Your colour choices are awesome.

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  6. Really fun quilt -- I love the black and white with brights!

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  7. Very pretty quilt. I love the bold colors.

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  8. Black and white with a punch of colour, love it.

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  9. I love a quilt that has Grunge fabric in it! It pops so beautifully against the black and white. Fantastic quilt!

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  10. Susan, that's such a pretty way to use both your Grunge and your black and white prints. I've got both and may borrow your idea someday!! Whoop whoop!!

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  11. What a beautiful finish! I love how the colors really pop against the black and the white, and the mix of prints and grunge fabric is just really great! Thanks for sharing!!

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  12. Your quilt is fun! I can just picture my grandbabies enjoying the colorful blocks that really pop with the black and white fabrics! So fun and cheerful!

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  13. Your quilt turned out awesome! I love the pops of color with the black, white and gray.

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  14. Wow! That quilt is fabulous! And boy you must have been in deep stash because I recognize several of those black and whites from years ago! It is wonderful.

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