Louisa Enright's Blog

Mainely Tipping Points

Posts Tagged ‘“Tulip Fields” quilt

Turkey Tracks: “Isn’t This Fun?” Quilt

with 4 comments

Turkey Tracks:  October 8, 2014

“Ain’t This Fun?” Quilt

 

Look what’s on my long arm today.

“Isn’t This Fun?”

I made the blocks last March when I spent a week with my long-time quilting friends in Williamsburg, Virginia.  We’ve been quilting together for close to twenty years now.

For years I’ve been clipping the selvage edges of new fabric and ripping a strip.  And, saving uneven strips left over from cutting or ripping a straight edge across the top of fabric.  I gathered up the HUGE MOUND of these strips and took them to Virginia and about 100 blocks came home with me at the end of the week.

Here’s the resulting quilt top–the lattice work and border treatment ideas came from Bonnie Hunter’s quilt “Tulip Fields” in her book STRING FLING.

 

IMG_0414

Here’s a close-up of some of the blocks:

IMG_0415

I’m quilting with a lime green thread…

I’m really enjoying this project.