Friday, February 3, 2012

St Ives in Progress

Way back in November last year I was sent a bundle of St Ives by Sarah Fielke for Lecien as featured in Sunday Stash #120.  This bundle of fabric has been patiently sitting about awaiting for inspiration to strike.


Since then I've seen some lovely projects made from a variety of these prints but have in particular been taken by the Cherry (red/pink) color palette of the St Ives collection as featured in the free pattern designed by Sarah Fielke for Lecien:


Made in Cherry is a free quilt pattern available for download here:  Lecien ~ Free Patterns.


Inspired by Cherry color palette of the St Ives collection I have commenced a new quilt project; something relatively simple so as to feature the colors and the prints.


I think this quilt top needs some interesting quilting to jazz it up, and having just completed two large quilt projects I am really looking forward to quilting this smaller quilt (50 x 50 inches).

Red and Pink ~ just in time for Valentine's Day!

I suspect it is going to be a quilty weekend!

More soon,
Rita

6 comments:

  1. I know it isn't finished, but I think it needs something to lift the bone colour .. maybe lime green?

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  2. This fabric line has grown on me and I too love the Cherry. I particularly like the way you have alternated your solid fabrics. Look forward to seeing the quilting. Happy Stitching. Susie

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  3. I love the way you alternated the solids. I can't wait to see how you finish this one up. I'm sure it will be beautiful as usual.

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  4. Your Cherry Star has certainly been given the Red Pepper look! Lovely!

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  5. This is really beautiful and simple. Looking forard to see the quilt beeing finished.

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  6. I just love that pop of lime with the red!

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