October 2, 2012

Good Fortune Baby Quilt or Table Topper

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I have been on a kick cutting into fat quarters in my stash, and it is SO liberating!  It is like giving myself permission to use the fabric and actually create something with it!  I have a rule that I have been following - for every collection I cut into, I must make something with it immediately!  That was the inspiration for making the Domestic Bliss baby quilt last week; I had cut the FQs up and was required to make something with them!  

I looked online for the most popular way to cut FQs and found this was it.  Two 10" squares, four 5" squares, and a 2.5" strip.  This assortment of sizes seems to fit many quilt patterns.  Of course, there are some patterns that really need FQs, so I won't cut up all of my FQs right now because that would take too long {huge stash!}, and I'd be bored out of my skull.


I treated myself to some delicious Good Fortune fabric by Kate Spain and cut into it within a week of receiving it!  It's a fun baby quilt or table topper at 36" square.

Linking to:

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

6 comments :

Sheila said...

My goodness girl! You like bright colors as much as I do! I just love this line of fabrics and what you did with it.

Sun Valley Homestead said...

Wow,those colours are gorgeous. You are doing an awesome job.

I am Just One Mom said...

So fresh and bright! Love the sashing.

Stacey Napier said...

Absolutely love everything Kate Spain and especially Good Fortune. The baby quilt is adorable!

Melissa said...

I love that line by Kate Spain. That's a great small quilt you've made.

Nita said...

Kate Spain's fabrics are my all time favorite. If only I could afford them!