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


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.

Intentional Living Homestead said...

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

Karee 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!