Friday, July 22, 2022

Community Quilt

Each year, the MQG welcomes guilds to create a community quilt to hang at QuiltCon - after the show, the quilt is donated to charity.  The theme for the current challenge is color shift.   (Read more about the MQG challenge.)

I joined the committee this year and led the design of the quilt.  The quilt will require 120 FPP blocks and members were handed out block kits at our last meeting.

I took 2 kits and completed my blocks one evening.  They were a quick sew - perhaps because I was the one who wrote up really awesome instructions (LOL).  The colors per block were planned ahead of time but the quilter had the flexibility to color (with fabric) the unit as they liked.

I've not been given the authorization to trim the blocks yet - we are going to do them all at once on assembly day - so I played a bit with a photo editor to get a sense how they will come together.

Other kits had brighter fabrics - looking forward to seeing (and sharing) the final quilt!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. It is going to be fun to see how that comes together for your group. Sounds like it has the potential for a beautiful ombre gradation!

  2. This is going to be a wonderful quilt. I just love color gradient quilts! I look forward to seeing it come together.

  3. Your blocks look great! Are you-all foundation paper piecing? Our committee (I'm not on it) chose a free Robert Kaufman pattern that uses jelly rolls. Hope to get my assignment by the next meeting, though in the past I've been asked to domestic machine quilt it. I've said "yes" only twice. :-)

  4. Looks very intriguing! Looking forward to - hopefully - seeing it in Atlanta. xo

  5. Looks very intriguing! Looking forward to - hopefully - seeing it in Atlanta :) xo

  6. "Really awesome instructions" can make all the difference. Go ahead and brag! Lol Those colors are stunning!


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