Sunday, August 24, 2014

Sunday Stash - Bargain Lover Fat Quarter Club

I love when fabric arrives in the mail!  This week it was my Bargain Lover Fat Quarter Club collection from Sew Sisters Quilt Shop.

I love chevrons, but I'm not sure what to do with these.  Some of the colour combinations are not ones that I would choose.  It's hard to tell in the picture, but the yellow and orange at the top are both paired with green.



As I was working on my blocks today that I started at yesterday's Maritime Modern Quilt Guild Sew In (more on those in a later post), I had a brainstorm.  I've been struggling with what to make for two baby gifts that are needed in the next several weeks.  The vision requires me to think outside the box as I'm trying to re-create something I saw online, but trying a different technique as I don't want to make HST's.  I don't know if I can make the vision come to fruition.  It's time to get out the paper and pencil to do some calculations.

Here are the fabrics I'm going to use.  These were a previous fat quarter collection from Sew Sisters.


Don't you just love that smiling octopus.  And the whale.  And the starfish.  How cute are all those wonderful water creatures.



My camera didn't seem to pick up the colours very well, but those are Kona Ash, Cyan, Citrus, and Kiwi.

Linking up with Molli Sparkles for Sunday Stash.

I'm on vacation this week so hoping to get some finished tops quilted and off my WIP list.  There are lots more projects I want to start.





3 comments:

  1. Wonderful Anja! I thought the same thing when I received my Sew Sisters Bargain Lovers package in the mail. I think I may just break them up to use with other Fat Quarters. I did bust into a package a few days ago and took out what I wanted. I can't wait to see the two baby gifts. Have a great vacation :)

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  2. I like a chevron print as much as the next gal, but those ones are stumpers for me too!

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  3. I adore the whimsical sea creatures, especially the Octopus. It's going to be a beautiful quilt.

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