Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Turnabout Patchwork Blog hop ~ Arrowhead

Welcome to my stop on the Turnabout Patchwork Blog Hop!

I love a good quilt book, don't you? I jumped at the chance to have a look at Teresa's new Turnabout Patchwork book. Grab your copy at that link.

I chose to do Arrowhead. There is something striking about it made up in neutrals. I chose to go a different route though, I've been pulled towards gradiating patterns, and I found the perfect fabric in Garden Variety from Lullaboutiqe for Moda.

The Arrowhead pattern is perfect for precuts. I chose to use a Layer Cake (2 actually to get the gradiating pattern I wanted). Add some yardage and you have a gorgeous quilt.

The pattern was very simple to follow, and very quick to put together.

I chose to do the same quilting that was done for the quilt in the book, but I used my fancy wavy stitching on my machine. It was a simple finish to a simple quilt. I wish it hadn't been a bazillion degrees below zero, because I would have loved to have grabbed more photos.

You could easily get this pieced, and dare I say quilted, in a weekend. You know, if you didn't have kids that needed to be fed or anything like that. Ha!

I am excited to be able to offer the opportunity to you to win your own digital copy of Turnabout Patchwork! Since I don't like to have a lot of extra fabric hanging around my space, I'm also giving away all my "leftovers" from piecing this quilt. This includes FORTY-THREE 10" squares.

How do you enter? Simply answer this question (in Rafflecoptor, not directly in the comments) How many quilt books do you own? Be honest! Or don't, we'll never know! Good luck! **Due to the different laws for giveaways in different countries, the fabric giveaway is open to US only. I'm so sorry.**

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I am participating in day one of the blog hop, but we have days and days of beautiful quilts to look forward to! Don't miss my fellow quilters/bloggers as we hop through Feburay 6th!

January 30 - Quarter Snow Ball

Sweet Bows
Sun Dunes

February 1 - Modern Shoofly

Flying Rainbows
Flying Butterflies
Flying Flags
Flying Confetti

February 2 - Half Square Triangles (HSTs) and squares

Rose Garden Star
Diamond Star

February 4 - Striped Fabric Block

Xs and Os

February 6 - Coordinated Strips

Diamond and Crosses
Knots and Crosses

February 8 - Double Disappearing Nine-Patch

Holiday Trellis
Stepping Stones
Two for One

So many bloggers, so many quilts. You are going to be drooling by the end!
Happy Stitching!

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  1. I really like this. The colours are awesome. Well done.

  2. Your Arrowhead quilt is beautiful! Thanks for sharing this.

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  4. Your quilt is gorgeous! I love the way you used the fabrics/colours.

  5. Feels so springy on such a cold winter's day. Just beautiful!

  6. Beautiful version of that quilt. I love the colors and they look just gorgeous. It really is a fun book, isn't it!

  7. Very nice ty for

  8. I've enjoyed all the quilts made on this blog hop and yours is certainly one of my top choices! Using a layer cake is a great idea to save time!Teresa is such a creative person.

  9. I think this would be the first one I would make. Wonderful quilt.

  10. Pretty pretty!!! Love this quilt pattern!!

  11. Your Arrowhead is stunning! Thank you for sharing! As for books I actually knew how many I have. I moved in October and am just getting ready to move again in March so I am purging and sorting. I went through my books, cataloguing the ones that have at least one “have to make” patterns in them and donated another 6 boxes to my local Guild for the library. It was hard but I know others will enjoy them as much as I have!

  12. Great colors and fabrics on this one!

  13. Beautiful. Love the muted rainbow effect!


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