I have been looking forward to sharing this curated blogger bundle with you for over a month! Bernie from Needle and Foot reached out to see if I would curate a 5 or 6-piece fat quarter bundle of fabric from her Needle and Foot Etsy shop, and I was thrilled at the opportunity. Knowing that I would get to share this bundle so close to spring, I used the general notion of spring as my inspiration. When I think of California spring time, I think of bright orange California poppies, so that was my starting point for this grouping.
Working clockwise around the photo and starting with the orange print in the upper left, I selected:
- Flying Birds in Rust from Dreamer, By Carrie Bloomston for Windham Fabrics
- Arrows on Pink from Modern Tyke by Kim Diehl for Henry Glass
- Terra Firma Sunlit-Garden Dreamer by Maureen Cracknell for Art Gallery Fabric
- Dash in Green from Dreamer, By Carrie Bloomston for Windham Fabrics
- Happy Streamers – Fiesta Fun by Dana Willard for Art Gallery Fabric
- Pinata Confetti – Fiesta Fun, Multi Color Polka Dots by Art Gallery Fabric
It turns out that 6 fat quarters is the perfect amount of fabric to make a 40-inch square baby quilt using my Bundle Buster pattern! The quilt top came together quickly and I was even able to get it quilted, bound, and get some photographs of the finished quilt just before much needed rain came to our area. We haven’t had much moisture yet this winter, although you can see a bit of snow from last weekend on the surrounding mountain just behind the quilt in this photo.
As a result, only grass that has been watered (like in the park) is green right now and the only flower I could find to photograph with the quilt was this yellow dandelion, which still manages to look lovely next to the quilt.
The branch of this tree looked like it was asking to hold up the quilt for me!
I was able to stretch a yard of some Lizzy House Pearl Bracelets to become the backing by inserting the 2 leftover pieces of the fat quarter bundle that were not needed to piece the quilt top and a scrap of another Lizzy House Pearl Bracelet print.
I used 50wt Aurifil 4650 (Leaves), which is a variegated thread, to quilt an all over rounded boxy meander.
If you had these 6 fat quarters, what would you use them for? If you are as excited about this bundle as I was, you can purchase the March Blogger Bundle now from Bernie!
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