Monday, April 02, 2007

{ started rachel's quilt }


Last night I started on Rachel's quilt! I bought a Crab Apple Hill pattern/kit from Quiltopia's booth at the sewing show. The pattern is called Bramble Rose Quilt. I am surprised how little fabric comes in the kit for the price I paid for it. It only comes with about half as much fabric as the pattern calls for. I knew it didn't come with backing or binding fabric, but I expected there to be enough to do the front. Thankfully I have some scraps that will coordinate well with it. Since it's a scrappy sorta design it doesn't matter if the fabric matches perfectly, I guess. This is my first time doing "real" applique and so far I like it! This morning I had to swing by A Great Notion to pick up some scissors for cutting out all the little flowers & leaves, though. My honkin' big fiskars weren't doing the trick!

4 comments:

  1. maybe they put the wrong amount of fabric in? great looking pattern

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  2. you changed your banner again! very nice!

    can't wait to see progress on the quilt too!

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  3. Happy quilting! I think I like this banner better - very nice :)

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