Monday, February 22, 2016


"Words are,
in my not so humble opinion, 
our most inexhaustible source of magic."
Albus Dumbledore

My youngest is 17 and off to college in the fall. (sniff)

She is a big fan of the Harry Potter books.  And she wants to major in Creative Writing.

I've been trying to come up with a plan for her quilt for months.

Until now.

This fat quarter pack of low volume fabric that has been living in my stash for awhile will form the background.

It will be paired with this yummy fabric from my local quilt store called Happy Hour Square Dot Blender in Charcoal - fun square polka 'dots' which offers great contrast.

And one of her favorite quotes will be the centerpiece in the quilt.

I'm paper piecing these - having fun!

Only 58 letters to go!
"Words are, in my not so humble opinion, 

our most inexhaustible source of magic."

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Have fun making that quilt! I'm sure your daughter will love it and remind her of home.

  2. What a wonderful idea! I'm sure she'll love & treasure the quilt. I follow both your blogs & enjoy them both. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Oh, boy, I can't wait to see it! What a wonderful, imaginative idea. She's going to love it!

  4. a Terrific idea and one she will always treasure and a lovely color too, that will go with alot of other color schemes--keep stitching--
    love and laughter, di

  5. This quilt will be awesome, may the paper piecing go quickly and smoothly for you, that is a lot of letters.

  6. Wow that will be some quilt. Can I ask what line of letters, patterns, you are using.
    I would like to try a couple of words for my granddaughter.

    1. I'm basically using the letters that come as part of EQ7 and modifying them to suit my needs.

  7. Wonderful start, this will be a great quilt and such a fun one for your daughter to feel your love while at college! Your fabric choices are great and I spy that gold dot, yum!! We just finished a HP movie marathon a couple weeks ago to honor Alan Rickman's passing...I had forgotten how much I enjoyed those movies :) I may have to dig back into the books and reread them as well!


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