Finally, a finish!

Issue 27 of Quilt Now magazine dropped through my door yesterday, so that means that I can finally share the finished BOM quilt with you!

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This quilt was a bit of a departure from the norm for me as I usually avoid sashing like the plague. This time around I felt that it was necessary to sash to bring all the colours of the different blocks together. There was plenty of negative space too so when I sent this away to Trudi for quilting I just knew that it would come back utterly transformed. I thought you might like to see the treatment that Trudi gave to each block so prepare for photo overload.

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Quarter log cabin block

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Chevron block

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Flower patch block

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Dresden doughnut block

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Friendship star block

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Ribbon dance block

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Bullseye block

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Flower weave block

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Economy cross block

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Flying away block

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Star central block

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Flying geese block

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Negative space panels

Trudi introduced so much texture with her beautiful quilting, it really makes the Kona solids sing. As per usual the quilt was pieced and quilted with Aurifil. I used the Emily Cier Kona solids bundle from Robert Kaufman to make this version of the quilt and I have the added bonus of having a full fat quarter stack bundle left over so I thought it would be nice to celebrate the end of this BOM with a giveaway!

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You can have up to 3 chances to win this fat quarter bundle:

  1. leave a comment to let me know what you would make if you won the bundle
  2. follow our blog and leave a comment to say you follow us
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The winner will be chosen at random after 6.00pm (BST) on Sunday 31st August 2016. Open to all. Please be sure to leave a contact email in case you win, I will re-draw if I am unable to contact the original winner.

Catch you soon x

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29 thoughts on “Finally, a finish!

  1. Archie The Wonder Dog says:

    I’m fairly sure I was already signed up for your newsletter, but just in case, I’ve signed up again as I can’t find an old one in my inbox to check. Had to chuckle when it asked me to tick a box to confirm I’m human given the name I signed up with!

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  2. janequiltsslowly says:

    Awesome quilt! I love solids and have been thinking of a quilt that is all solid diamonds or pyramid triangles.

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  3. Maemi says:

    It’s really neat that you’ve posted photos of the blocks up close, it is such beautiful quilting! 🙂 The star central block is my fave ❤
    I'd love to sew up a lap quilt with the fabric bundle. Thank you for such a generous giveaway 😀

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  4. Laurie says:

    I really love this bundle and have had my eye on it for a while- such a lovely, unique combination of colors. I would definitely make a quilt with it if I was lucky enough to win. Thanks for the chance.

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  5. Kay says:

    Thank you for great giveaway. I would use the bundle to make some bags and pouches, it is never too early to start your Christmas present making. x

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  6. Lesley Chisholm says:

    They are so effective in your quilt I will probably attempt an EPP quilt or as I am about to learn how to do Foundation piecing correctly the plain colours would be put to good use.

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  7. rhondalaws says:

    You and Trudi make an outstanding pair – you are both incredibly talented!! There is little doubt I would make a quilt – I do love a solids quilt!!

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  8. rhondalaws says:

    I am fairly certain I receive your newsletter but I tried to find the form to fill out again just in case. I couldn’t find it anywhere. Might I suggest you link to it. If you would like to email it to me I’m good with that! I was on a mobile phone so that may be why I can’t find it.

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  9. Carol says:

    What a pretty quilt, and Trudi has complemented it perfectly ! I have been promising to make a quilt for my SIL and BIL for some time, these fabrics would be perfect

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  10. Carol says:

    Such a pretty quilt and Trudi has complemented it perfectly! I’ve been promising to make a quilt for my SIL and BIL for some time now and this fabric would be perfect!

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  11. Sew says:

    The quilt is just delicious, the colours are amazing. I follow you on Instagram as well as via email 🙂 A Forrest abstract quilt would be my attempted project with these bright solids. 🙂

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