Thursday, January 3, 2013

I Heart London Quilt

Yesterday we met
with our little quilting group in Mesa.
Even though it's just barely
past the first of the year
we were excited to be together
as soon as possible.
Amanda was the first to arrive,
set up all the tables in our room at the church,
and was working speedily away
the most wonderful quilt 
I Heart London
 This quilt works up quickly.
Made with fat quarters,
the pattern uses a
raw edge technique.
 Strips are laid down
in a British flag formation,
 and then sewn down on the top.
Once washed, the edges will fray
and be soft.
It's been so fun to see all the London themed quilt patterns
emerge on the market
worked up in 
a multitude of color formations.
 And over in the corner of the room
Stephanie (Stuph From Steph) sat quietly
sewing rows of mugs
Row Along
 such cute fabrics
A great way to start a  new year :)


Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

one of my quilting groups meets tonight I haven't seen these ladies in about two months as I didn't make the December meeting. Well be nice to see them.

Needled Mom said...

It is such a great way to start off the new year.

em's scrapbag said...

Sounds like fun! Both projects are lovely.

Lori Holt said...

Hi Nedra...Happy New Year!!!
Maybe this year we will see each other:)
I meet with my group next week and I can't wait..Sew Day is my favorite.
Love the London quilt and Steph's mugs:)
What did you work on?

Nanette Merrill said...

My london flag quilt was different. But similar. I have a hard time getting into the raw edge. Love seeing Steph with Lori blocks.

Cathy @ CabbageQuilts said...

Happy New Year Nedra, I love these quilts and they would be so lovely after washing, I do love the soft edges. Great start! xo

Browndirtcottage said...

Looks like fun...sounds like fun and the quilts are yummy! It's been a l-o-n-g time since I did any 'raw edge'!

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