Monday, September 17, 2018

Dessert Sampler Finish

One of my quilt bucket list items is to piece a quilt top using nothing but solids, make that more than two solids, since I do have a few red and white quilts.  

Last year a friend selected this beautiful group of Moda Bella Solids for me as a YoT birthday present.  That was the hardest part of piecing a solids quilt, selecting a pleasing assortment of solids, and I didn't even have to do it. 

I love a good sampler pattern and decided Moda's Dessert Sampler Quilt pattern was a good fit for my solids bundle.

I replaced a few blocks with some of my own and rearranged the placement of a few others, but I think is still looks very similar to the original.

This is Lifetime Quilt Number 233
The pattern is Dessert Sampler Quilt by Moda
The fabric is all Moda Bella Solids
It finished at 70" x 78"
It has approximately 2,082 pieces.

Next up, I need to whip up about 3 Christmas tops, Christmas in September, doesn't quite have a motivational ring to it, but thinking about giving the quilts for Christmas presents is motivation enough. 

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  1. Very nice, Thelma and you picked great colour combinations for the blocks! I think that it would be hard deciding how to quilt this one. Have a great day!!

  2. That is beautiful. The fabrics are so pretty too.

  3. That turned out really nicely. Beautiful quilt with beautiful fabrics. I haven't made a quilt with all solids.

  4. Oh, my goodness, is that ever pretty!

  5. I really needed this! When I started quilting about 6 years ago, FLicker swaps were really popular and solids were really hitting their stride. I participated in several swaps - only to have the solids sit there because - well, I've decided I'm allergic to them. I decided at last month's sew in that I needed to use them because they aren't bringing me any joy sitting in the tub. I used a stack of 5" squares and still have many more to go (plus fat quarters). A good sampler would be an excellent choice!


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