Friday, March 3, 2017

Finishing up WiP's : Curve it Up Sampler

Follow my blog with Bloglovin

currently i'm working my way through my current list of WiP's to clean out projects before starting any new projects! this is my list:
  • Hello Darling Easy Bake Quilt
  • Christmas Pillows
  • Orphan Rainbow Block mini quilt
  • Curve it Up Sampler
  • Tilted Stars quilt
  • Orphan block sewing machine cover
  • Checkered blocks from my bee
  • Modern HST sampler

according to Instagram, i finished my Curve it Up Sampler on June 11! well at least it didn't take me a year to finally finish it, close by not quite.


this was a Block of the Month (BOM) through my local quilt shop and it was just the push i needed to conquer my fear of curves. needless to say, i've conquered them and then some. i actually love curves now.



this quilt was my first that is entirely made of solids. normally i am a prints kinda gal, but lately solids have been growing on me. with that i don't believe i will be making another solids quilt for a little while. but i am not going to rule out another solids quilt, it will just have to be the right quilt.


normally when i get to the quilting, i'm usually rushed. but this time i could take as much time as i needed. so i marked out my lines and when to work. i am not much for free motion quilting, but i'm in love with forward motion quilting (quilting with my walking foot)! so i decided to use this quilt to really stretch my straight line quilting. plus with the help of WALK : Master Machine Quilting with Your Walking Foot by Jacquie Gering, (review to come) i think i am becoming more comfortable with quilting that is not edge-to-edge!



i just love the way this quilt turned out. and with the quilting i love the texture of this quilt. 

Quilt Stats
Pattern: Curve it Up Sampler from Sew Kind of Wonderful
Dimensions: 48.5 inches x 64.5 inches
Quilting: Straight line
Fabrics: Moda Bella Solids


8 comments:

  1. I love the layout you chose for this pattern! I am still terrified of doing curves, but it is on my To-Learn list. I kind of want to get this pattern and copy your layout. :) It is so striking in those solid colors too!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. With the Quick Curve Ruler from Sew Kind of Wonderful, curves are less terrifying! They have a wonderful tutorial on sewing the curve as well, highly recommend it!

      Delete
  2. That is a seriously cool quilt! It is so interesting to look at. Great work!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Awesome quilt! Your quilting looks great! I like your idea of listing your WiPs and crossing them off. I am a firm believer in lists!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love the curves! What a colorful and cheerful quilt!

    ReplyDelete
  5. it's beautiful quilt! I love Jacquie Gering class too!!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi Jess just popped over from the 2017NQB group. I love this sampler quilt - what a way to conquer curves. I sewed my first curve last year and wondered why I had been so hesitant in trying them, admittedly I have yet to do a full quilt like your beauty!

    ReplyDelete
  7. This is a beautiful quilt. I love all the curves. I haven't done a lot of curve sewing. I have to try it again.

    ReplyDelete