Friday, June 1, 2018

June 2018 Book of the Month

Wow! Here we are in June already - this year is flying by! And that means there's a new Book of the Month feature!

                                                       Stash Statement by Kelly Young

This month, it's all about using those scraps in  Stash Statement (affiliate link) by Kelly Young of My Quilt Infatuation.

I had the pleasure of seeing several quilts from this book, up close and personal at Quilt Market, Portland. It was especially awesome to see the original of the quilt I'm making, Regatta.

I've shown you progress over the last few weeks, with this being my version of the quilt, as the size given in the book.

Measuring 60" x 60", I asked Kelly if I could make it bigger - she said sure, it's your quilt! So now I'm in the process of making more blocks to add 2 or 3 more rows, bringing the size to either 60" x 72" or 60" x 78".

In case you're just finding out about this book, there's a blog hop currently goingon that has a lot of bloggers making quilts from the book. Here's the full schedule:

4/16- Grand Bazaar    Shelley @ Cora's Quilts
                                    Connie @ Freemotion by the River

                           Diann @ Little Penguin Quilts

4/30- Precarious  Jess @ Quilty Habit                       
                             Myra @ Busy Hands Quilts
5/7- Beach Retreat  Sarah @ Sarah Goer Quilts                               
                                 Liz @ Savor Every Stitch 
5/14- Fire Pit   Alison @ Little Bunny Quilts                                          
                         Preeti @ Sew Preeti Quilts
5/21- Detour    Laura @ Slice of Pi Quilts                         
                         Shelley @ The Carpenter's Daughter Who Quilts
5/28- Murrina    Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl             
                            Leanne @ Devoted Quilter
6/4- Scattered    Jayne @ Twiggy and Opal                      
                           Christine @ Triangles and Squares 
6/11- Bloom Chicka Boom   Chris @ made by ChrissieD            
                                               Michelle @ From Bolt to Beauty
6/18- Regatta   Susan @ Quilt Fabrication                             
                          Debbie @ A Quilter's Table    
                          Christa @ Christa Quilts
6/25- Catch a Falling Star  Cynthia @ Quilting is More Fun Than Housework        
                                              Anja @ Anja Quilts
7/2- College Prep   Hilary @ by Hilary Jordan                 
                                Lori @ Crossquilt
7/9- Take Flight (bonus digital pattern)  Kelli @ Seriously, I Think It Needs Stitches 
                                                                 Paula @ The Sassy Quilter

Many quilts have been made, and there's still more to come!

Be sure to take a look at all of these quilts - Kelly has a great system for using fabric scraps, and goodness knows we could all use ideas on how to tame those beasts. Just think how wonderful it would be to see your scraps turned into beautiful quilts!

More to come!

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  1. Looks like you are making a fun quilt. It's a bit different from other recent ones you've shown.

  2. I have really enjoyed seeing the quilts from this book. Looking forward to seeing yours.

    1. Kelly designed a lot of great quilts to use up scraps - hard to choose a favorite!


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