Remember when I was so excited over this Kona Prussian Blue fabric, and decided to pair it up with a mustard solid and a print and make a quilt?
I can’t blame you if you’ve forgotten, it’s been a while since I worked on it. So long, in fact that I almost forgot about it!
But it’s back and I’ve been working on it for the past few days. Here’s the finished flimsy:
I wanted to make a quilt with that wonderful blue. Adding a mustard-y color to it seemed like a good choice, and I really like the V & Co print with the two solids. But now when I look at this top all I see are the school colors for WVU. That’s not a bad thing, just not what I was going for! However, hubby loves it and it has received such positive response on social media I’ve decided to just go with it.
Yep, I had a Mountaineer themed quilt in mind all along…. 🙂
Yesterday I spent a good amount of time quilting it. I am using Superior’s Mono-Poly thread on the top and it is just blending right in. I have all the ditch stitching finished, and have started on the solid yellow sections with some matchstick stitching.
But now it has to go on the back burner for a few days. A customer called and asked for a rush quilting job on an auction quilt for her 1958 high school reunion. So that will have my attention for the next couple of days.
I am so happy to be working on the blue/mustard quilt again, and I am still crushing on that blue. I think I just need to buy it by the bolt!
Now it’s your turn to share your crush! What are you working on that has you excited to be sewing this week? Your crush can be anything sewing/quilting related – yummy new fabrics, a handy gadget, a new project, or an old project you have picked up again! You can link up any blog post, Instagram or Flickr pic – here’s how: