April 19, 2019

Night Sky - An Upcoming Quilt Pattern | Finished {or Not!} Friday Linky Party!

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Welcome to Finished {or Not!} Friday where you can share what you're working on and see what others have been making!

On my design wall is a new quilt pattern called Night Sky.  There are stars in the background and in the blocks, and sometimes my eyes can't see the dark blue stars.  Isn't that kinda strange?  This pattern includes two sizes - throw and queen - and the size difference is made from the size of the blocks.  Look for this new quilt pattern in May.

Fabric is Aria by Kate Spain for Moda Fabrics.  Click here to read more.

For more quilty goodness, you can feast your eyes on this batch of delight.  It's a fat quarter bundle of Peppered Cotton by Studio E with black and grays in Manchester by Robert Kaufman.  Both fabrics have the softest hand, and this quilt will be snuggly cozy for sure.  I'm making a throw size quilt to test a new quilt pattern called Winter Solstice that I'm writing for a fabric company.  You will see this quilt pattern in a similar queen size quilt kit in your favorite quilting magazine in November.  So you'll only be getting sneaky peeks because it's #secretsaucesewing!

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Happy Quilting Melissa's Sew Sampler Box Barn Quilt!

The Fat Quarter Shop has a subscription box service that includes a block pattern each month for a year with a finishing pattern supplied at the end.  The Barn Quilt project just wrapped up in March {hats off to Melissa for already completing it!}, and the April box, which is coming out in a few days, will have a new set of block patterns for a new quilt - we're anxiously waiting for it!  Click here to read more about the Sew Sampler Box subscription.

Cutest Monster Quilt ever by Laura at Slice of Pi Quilts!  There is a Bluprint video class, complete with instruction and course materials, for these little monsters.  Click here to read more.

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Frédérique - Quilting Patchwork Appliqué said...

Lovely Night Sky, and I'm like you, second stars, the dark one, sometimes disappear!

MissPat said...

Yup, I had to look three times to see the dark stars.

Melva said...

That Monster quilt is so cute! Love your night stars quilt. Thanks for the linky opportunity. MelvaLovesScraps(at)NolanQualityCustoms(dot)com