Modern Plus Sampler Pieced Top
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Modern Plus Sampler {Pieced Top}

I have really loved participating in the Modern Plus Sampler quilt along hosted by my friends Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms) this year, and I am thrilled to be able to say I have my quilt top pieced together.

Modern Plus Sampler Pieced Top

Modern Plus Sampler Pieced Top

I would have loved to get a better photograph of the quilt top, but my design wall is just a touch too small and the main background fabric, Kaffe Fassett Shot Cotton in Pudding, is just a bit too delicate for me to figure out a more creative option than laying it flat on my living room floor.

Modern Plus Sampler Pieced Top Detail

Modern Plus Sampler Pieced Top Detail

I love the applique blocks in the quilt top. I’ve actually been doing a lot more applique for projects lately. I know Paige will be thrilled to know she’s had a heavy hand in convincing me to embrace it as a technique!

I always look forward to the parade of finished at the end of one of Cheryl’s quilt alongs. The reveal parade will take place on April 4th, so I snuck in my finish just in time!

21 thoughts on “Modern Plus Sampler {Pieced Top}

  1. Yvonne, great job! I’m looking forward to seeing all the Modern Plus Samplers in the parade!

  2. Liz says:

    So beautiful, I missed this QAL but I can’t wait to see all the beautiful quilts this year!

  3. Ruth says:

    mmm yummy raspberry comes to mind. This turned out lovely!

  4. Sandy Allen says:

    Beautiful! Love the color combination you used! Will be interested to see how you quilt it. That is the hardest part for me!

  5. Having a finish in just time for the parade is always good. Love the colours you used.

  6. Alison says:

    This is so pretty! I just love how this quilt looks in pinks and purples!

  7. Beth @ Cooking Up Quilts says:

    Pudding…what a great name for a fabric color! I like that you used it as a background, it really pulls everything together. Looking forward to seeing the parade!

  8. jayne says:

    It’s a beautiful finish! Love the colors you choose for this one. Shot Cottons are delicate and can very easily become distorted, but it sure is the perfect background color!

  9. Wow, it’s a wonderful finish Yvonne. Man, you are getting through a ton of stuff in both quilting and real life!

  10. Rochelle Summers says:

    Very nice. I love to see the quilts, too. All the different choices of fabrics make the quilt new for each maker.

  11. Liz says:

    It’s so lovely! All those solid shades of pink are fabulous. I look forward to seeing how you quilt it!

  12. This looks great! Its always fun tosee these finishes come together. I am glad you have found a way to love appliqué – it is one of my favorite things to do, and I don’t nearly do enough of it!

  13. Tish says:

    I love how this turned out. The colors are beautiful together. I can’t wait to see all the quilts together in the parade of finishes.

  14. Yvonne, this is lovely!!! What a great quilt. Good job with this QAL!!!

  15. Diane says:

    That is a great job…I love it

  16. Anja @ Anja Quilts says:

    It looks great. Love the colours. I finished mine over the weekend. I had to send an so-so photo to Cheryl. Even though we have more daylight, it’s still hard to get decent photos.

  17. Your sampler is wonderful! I love the colors you used. Thank you so much for taking part in the quilt along!

  18. aquilterstable says:

    This is really wonderful! I need to go check out the parade!

    1. aquilterstable says:

      I mean I’ll watch for the parade and then peruse! 😉

  19. Kate says:

    Congrats on the finish. I really like your use of color on this one, it makes for a very dramatic quilt.

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