Friday, July 15, 2011


I'm making a new queen sized quilt for DD#1 and her hubby. She chose the design and the colors. As you can see, her colors are far different than what I normally use in my projects and there are times I thought I needed to wear my sunglasses while working on this! LOL

Each block is made with four of these foundation pieced triangles.

Since I didn't have any of these colors in my fabric stash, it was a lot of fun buying bits of this and that so it would turn out scrappy like she wanted.

I've made 35 blocks and now I need to get them all stitched together - add a border - and take it to the quilter.


Sassafras and Winterberry said...

Wow! That quilt is colorful! You're right, not terribly prim, but she'll have fun with it for sure!
Nice job!

whitey said...

I for one love it!

Trace4J said...

That is one bright PRETTY quilt. It screams joy and happiness!
Hugs Trace

TheCrankyCrow said...

Awesome quilt, Gayle!! So bright and cheery....not exactly my colors (I like my muddies), but the design is wonderful! She should be tickled to pieces with it! (How was vacation???) Have a wonderful weekend! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Rugs and Pugs said...

Gayle ~
You are right. Sunglasses needed. It is wonderful and if that is what DD wanted, all the better.
Hugs :)

jennifer768 said...

Oh that is a bright and cheerful quilt! Your daughter is sure to be happy with it.It is absolutely beautiful! Love it!Hugs,Jen

Wendy said...

Sunshiny bright, and very pretty. She will love it I'm sure!

Me and My Stitches said...

Yep...that one would definitely be outside of my comfort zone. I know how that works daughter's favorite colors are orange and pink - the brighter the better! It looks great though, and I have to admit that I actually like it! (that is a huge admission for a Civil War repro lover!)

Nedra said...

I love Spiderweb quilts, and have one on my "to do" list. Your daughter will love it!
Welcome Home. How was your vaca?

Lori said...

That is awesome! Not your style for sure but I bet it was fun to make.

Wool-Stitches said...

What a fun quilt! I know my daughter would love this in her room. Elaine

Mimi Sue said...

Gorgeous quilt! Bright and cheery. How'd the vacation go? We are pulling our 5th wheel to Nauvoo this fall. Never taken it so far away. Let me know if you have any suggestions. Is Mt Rushmore on the way? I'll have to google that. Come over and sit on my new patio anytime. I'll make some lemonade. Mimi

rubyslipperz1052 said...

These blocks just look SEW cool!!..i've GOT to try some! thanks for sharing!

=) new follower =)

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Janet O. said...

Hey, Utah girl, just jumped over here after you showed up as a follower on my blog. Nice to find an in-state blogger. Are you going to quilt fest in Sept.?
I love the spider web quilt pattern, but you would be hard pressed to find your daughter's color choices in my stash, either. When my daughters and I go to fabric stores together they head for the bright and modern fabrics and I search out the "dark and dirty".
I've read back through a few of your posts. Enjoy your blog--I'm a follower now.

Angie Berry ~ Berry Homespun Primitives said...

Those colors are a bit bright for me too but they turned out to make for a beautiful quilt! I'm sure they will love it!