Working on Woven

Around February, I got sick of winter.  I longed for warmer weather, bright colours, spring flowers.  I decided a new summer quilt was in order.  I had really loved Kate Spain's Terrain when I used a charm pack to make some pillows a year earlier - so I searched the internet for yardage of ordered a half yard of almost every print.  Then my buddy Jess wrote a Moda Bakeshop tutorial - and I knew it was the perfect design for my quilt.  

I tested out the pattern on a little throw pillow.  I used some solids from a Kona bright jelly roll, and Essex linen in natural.  I quilted it in various pinks and oranges.

I liked it.  I could do this block over and over again.  So I cut the Terrain into strips and got to it.  
Since a block only takes about 20 minutes, my goal has been two a day.  I hope to have the quilt done by the end of June - and by done I mean quilted too!

I keep the blocks under some books to keep the many seams nice and flat.  
(Yes I have a book about knitting dog sweaters - you got a problem with that?!?  I have chihuahuas - they get cold!)

I'm not quite sure how many I've got so far, but so far I'm loving it!

I'm linking up with WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced.


  1. What fun projects. The quilting is great on the pillow.

  2. I love how your blocks look. They are beautiful. That pattern has been on my to do list!

  3. Your blocks are so lovely and colorful! I'm doing this block in solids for a bee and thinking about doing a full quilt. Thanks for sharing!

  4. You pillow is gorgeous. I love the simplicity and colour choice.

  5. I love your pillow, especially the quilting. It really compliments the weave look. I would also like to see some of the dog sweaters you've made. My sisters have chihuahua's and they might like something like that. :)

  6. Love the pattern and the fabric choices! Wish I had your stash ;)

  7. Lovely blocks... the fabrics are just perfect!

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