Color the Rainbow: A Lizzy House Quilt
I am a HUGE fan of Lizzy House. I love all of her fabric, so bold and saturated with color. And she uses the entire rainbow of colors. So for awhile now, since I started sewing back in 2011 I have been gathering (hoarding) Lizzy House fabrics.
Well this summer for the #MyPreciousQAL I decided it was finally time to cut into my stash of Lizzy fabric and create a one of a kind quilt. So I did and I love what it has become.
I used the Summer Slice tutorial from Cluck Cluck Sew as my pattern. Not a hard pattern, but when sewing with 2 small kiddos, sewing can take a backseat (and with plenty of swap sewing thrown in as well). By the end of the summer I had a top complete and even had the back done. A few weeks later I even had my huge batting order come in, but did I baste that quilt and just get it done, of course not! I instead worked on a whole host of other projects and it
Well this week I decided it was finally time to get this week done! I love the saturated colors and it fits perfectly in my family room!
I decided to keep the quilting minimal since I didn't want to detract from the lovely fabric. So I quilted with a serpentine stitch on my Opal 650 with my favorite Aurifil thread #2606 in 40wt. The gray perfectly blends in beautifully.
I used Quilter's Dream Wool Batting (my favorite!) and just love the texture and drape created when using it. Plus I just love when my quilts are puffy and warm. This quilt will be seeing a lot of use this winter.
And because it is fun to steal pictures of my quilt holder, I just had to include this one!
Now to finish up my last swap of the year, then on to Christmas sewing!
Linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish it up Friday!