Thursday, November 7, 2013

Love Heart Quilt

Too much time is spent on Instragram, moments snatched here and there.   Enabling me to dream of much inspiration, aspiration --but in reality not enough time or expertise!
However I instantly was taken by the quilt below.
Cath's new nephew is framed most beautifully on this masterpiece.
@cathmosely on Instagram made a gorgeous, vivid and  bright rainbow baby heart quilt with a Kona Solids Roll Up / Jelly Roll.
I scoured the net to find such a vivid Jelly Roll, only to be put off by the brutal shipping / postage charges from overseas.


 
A light bulb moment ensured I raided the stash. I had a half jelly roll of  Vintage Modern left from a previous project. I auditioned the fabrics several times, enlisting the help of family and friends to ensure the colours ranged from darkest to the lightest. Using a black and white filter on the camera also helped with colour placement / colour values.

Absolutely brilliant.  This magnificent work of art has
 been designed and made by the talented @cathmosely on Instagram

 Enlisting the assistance of my SIL the ever so prolific quilter, she had a pattern draughted whilst I was still muddling about at home.  My SIL drew up a pattern, raided her stash, and made the quilt below. She is so quick, and so inspiring.

Masterpiece from the SIL!
Now for mine to be quilted, bound and gifted.

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    1. thank you, I plan to make this again, was quick to piece.

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  2. Dear 5Bent Needles...

    Would you happen to have a pattern for this beauty that you might share? It is truly candy for the eyes...

    Thanks,
    Lisa
    Michigan

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    1. Thanks Lisa, this quilt would be lovely for Valentines Day

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  3. Stunning quilts!!! I would also be interested in a pattern in you have one.

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  4. Thanks tinab, This is lovely for the up coming Valentines Day.

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  5. I would love the pattern too. My son picked this out and wants me to make it for him.

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  6. possible to get a pattern for this?

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  7. Would have been helpful to include the measurements for the strips!

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  8. Are you willing to share your pattern and the length of the strips?

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  9. It is a beautiful quilt, in all the color combinations shown. What was the final answer about being able to get a pattern, and/or at least the sizes of the strips?

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  10. Will you share the pattern my email address lmdgreer@gmail.com

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