Quilting Withdrawls and New Fabric

It was a rough week with no quilting. However, Seattle was beautiful. I’m in love with the city and think that I’ll definitely have to live there for a couple of years someday. I had some time between the conference and our flights (or our flights and the conference, whichever you prefer), so I was able to do some exploring. I saw Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and a glass blowing shop. Guess what I found? Yup, a quilt shop. And I bought fabric from a local designer. The quilt shop was Under Cover Quilts and the fabric is called “Pikette.” There was also a beautiful log cabin quilt on display made with blues and grays. I think that could be a future project. It was the most beautiful quilt I have seen. Everybody is having sales and I am forcing myself to not buy fabric so I can have some extra spending money when we go to Hawaii next month. Wish me luck.

Pikette Fabric from Seattle

Log Cabin Quilt

  1. Cathy’s avatar

    Can’t wait for you to see our Mini log cabin quilts! It’s a wonderful technique to make Eleanor Burns Quilt in a Day Log Cabin.


    1. llatham0306’s avatar

      They are sooo amazing. I made one block with Mom yesterday. Wow! Mine definitely turned out a little wonky, but it’s so fun. I’m going to try the paper piecing version soon to see which method I like better. I don’t think my patience is developed enough to make a full miniature quilt yet, but it’s definitely something I could work on in my “spare” time.


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