Thursday, October 22, 2009

Super Secret Project Revealed ~ Strip On!

Back in September I tested a pattern for GE Designs for Gudrun's new book Strip On! The book is now out and I have a copy in my hot little hands! Here is the quilt I made from the book. It's a twin size. It calls for medium dark strips, but I used light, medium, and dark pinks on a white background. It was challenging for me to work with scrappiness. I love how it turned out though. The quilt is called Angler's Choice.
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The edge has a border that finishes out the blocks so it comes out even. I was surprised by how many pinks I actually had in my stash. IMG_0052

I plan to get it quilted when I get back from my trip.
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Today in the mail I received this awesome box of fabric and the new book from Gudrun for testing the pattnern. I love all the fabric and can't wait to make something out of it.
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This is probably my favorite piece. I love the colors and the texture of the stripes.
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I absolutely love the new book and can't wait to make some of the quilts out of it. IMG_0173
Her Fast and Furious quilt book is one of my favorite new books this year and I'll be teaching the Lickity Split Baby quilt as a class out of it on December 8th. It's a very fast quilt as you go baby quilt and I hope I have a lot of students in the class.


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6 comments:

Carol VR said...

If only I lived close...I'd love to join the class.

Infinity Quilter said...

How cool was that to test a pattern for a designer!?!?! It looks great. Love the new stash too. I agree the colors in the stripe are AWESOME!

quiltin cntrygrl said...

your quilt looks great.. now that my quilt squares for Keith are done I can work on some of my other strip projects.. will be on the look out for that book

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

That's a great pattern and I love the pinks! Yep, I'm going to be looking for that book!

Jen said...

Ooooo we just got that book in at the shop. We have her one made out of sweetwater's authentic hanging in our class room for another week or so. Julie borrowed it while at Market.

Jenn Boerger said...

Looks awesome, Moneik! You did a great job on that quilt! Have a great time on your trip!!