Wednesday, October 11, 2017

QAL addiction continues

I saw a post by Yvonne (here) recently about motivation.  For me, motivation in my sewing comes from having multiple projects in flight - so there is always something that appeals - plus participation in QALs - where someone is telling you what to do! 

Here are the blocks from September and October of Cheryl's Magnolia Mystery.

I'm downsizing the blocks by using the instructions for the lap size quilt but making the blocks smaller.  For the October units - which Cheryl calls partial geese - my units measure 1 1/2'' x 2 1/2''.  When working with pieces this small, I just put together a paper piece pattern.  It just makes it so much easier to get things accurate. 

Not sure how true to color my picture is so here are swatches which are being paired with a white background fabric.  These are Paintbrush Studios solids.

For Mellissa's Roundabout.  I'm making a 2 x 2 quilt and have my geese all done and linked up.  Next step will be out this week.  (The fabric line was designed by Amy Ellis for Moda.)

Cutting instructions for Yvonne's Wayward Transparency quilt will be out shortly.  My current fabric choice are these three solids from American Made Brand although I've still time to change my mind.  I'm planning to make the darkest color my primary color.

Are you sewing along?

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. All such pretty colorways. Those fabrics are wonderful choices.

  2. Lovely progress on all, and I'm excited to share the next step in the Wayward Transparency QAL on Friday! :)

  3. Oh, I love all your fabric choices!!! Can't wait to see progress.

  4. Gorgeous colors! I love having multiple projects going all at the same time! Then there is always something in a different if I feel like piecing (great!) or if I feel like quilting or binding (great too!)

  5. You've got lots of fun projects going on.


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