It is a busy week here at RPQ with major behind the scenes family celebrations happening all week; let's just say a "big" birthday is fast approaching for my daughter and a much talked about party is imminent. I have however managed to squeeze in some time behind the sewing machine:
I don't often do soft and pretty, and I wasn't overly confident about how this design and quilt top was going to turn out until I started sewing the units together. Once I saw just how charming the quilt top was I went back to the sewing machine and added some more rows to the quilt; a decision which I might regret once I start basting and quilting! The quilt top measures 62 inches x 80 inches.
The fabrics include many from my stash, most of which are beautiful Yuwa prints bought locally as well as numerous vintage recycled linens (previously blogged: Sunday Stash #95) from Whimsie Dots @ Etsy. As usual I have used Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton ~ White ~ as a contrast fabric.
The response from my family when this quilt was on the design floor? Um ... very grandmotherly with an emphasis on the VERY. They're rather blase about the whole fabric and quilting drama that plays out in front of them, and I've learned to take their critique in a light hearted manner.
Loving the vintage floral style and basting a quilt today,