It's nice to begin a month with a finish! I quilted and bound the red rails flimsy that I made in April. I used regular stitching (feed dogs engaged, regular presser foot) in a "hanging diamonds" pattern (diagonal lines + vertical lines (or horizontal, depending on the way you look at it
Indigo (dark blue) is the color for the August Rainbow Scrap Challenge . Here's the latest of the bubble blocks I'm making, one for each month.
I was asked to make a quilt for the Full Score Orchestra gala this fall. I knocked myself out to make Noteworthy for the event last year. I wanted to make something less involved. When I saw Dottie , a pattern by Moda, I knew that would do it. I bought musical note fabric for the background and rootled through my stash for a variety of brights. The top is finished and I'm making the pieced back now.
The blocks are 12 x 12 so this is 60 x 72.
I think the design packs a contemporary visual punch and it was certainly easy to make. The block is basically a nine-patch.
I'm linking up with other quiltmakers for Monday Making at Love Laugh Quilt and Design Wall Monday at Patchwork Times .