Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Kona Modern Quilts ~ in Progress

A sneak peek at what I've been working on this week.


A simple formula:
by Cynthia Frenette for Robert Kaufman


then I've added a sprinkling of stash fabric including:
Chevron in Yellow by Riley Blake
Ombre Dots in Grey by Riley Blake


and complimentary solid fabrics:
Kona Cotton in Tomato, Windsor, Medium Grey, Corn Yellow


Kona Cotton - White - for sashing.

A simple and effective use of these fun(ky) prints.

More soon.
Rita

32 comments:

  1. Glad you started with this palette...my favorite of the choices. Love what you've added...thanks for sharing the colors and ideas.

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  2. I have been using Kona Cotton for years off and on but I have always notice a bit of unraveling - do you have that problem too? Beautiful quilt.
    Karen

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  3. It really looks great! Love the white sashing.

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  4. can't wait to see the berry palate

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  5. This is spectacular! I can't wait to see it finished.
    sdorsey@psln.com

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  6. I love it! I was curious as to how you were going to use this fabric as it has the "already been pieced" look. Cutting into small squares and adding sashing and solids is brilliant! You amazed me once more :)

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  7. Have you ever considered doing a sashing tutorial? I know it is something "Everyone knows how to do" but quite frankly there has got to be some sort of short cut or formula that new quilters just don't know, and no one talks about because, well, everyone knows how to do it! And your sashing looks phenomenal!

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  8. I love this quilt! It would be perfect for me to make something similar for my little boy!

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  9. These fabrics are so interesting! I love the choices and how you constructed the quilt.

    Can't wait to see more!!!

    - Katie Fleming
    Kate Michelle Designs

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  10. Wow, this is truly stunning. When I saw this fabric line I could not figure out what the heck anyone would use it for and you hit the nail on the head. AWESOME. Reminds me of sailing.

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  11. You did one amazing job on those really, what I think are really loud prints, but it works! And it looks great. I agree that it reminds me of sailing too. Just tells me that I need to think outside my box!

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  12. Oh Love! Love! You are such an inspiration!

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  13. I would never have thought these prints would look like that in small pieces. Awesome.

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  14. Just curious - what size is the Pacific Colorstory quilt and many hours did it take for you to complete it?

    Thanks!
    Diane in Michigan
    U.S.A.

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  15. Just curious - what size is the Pacific Colorstory quilt and many hours did it take for you to complete it?

    Thanks!
    Diane in Michigan
    U.S.A.

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  16. What a great use of this line. Love it.

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  17. That quilt is fantastic, the fabrics are just gorgeous...stunning!!

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  18. With that thin white sashing, and fabric choices, this is looking so striking already.

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  19. That is such a great colour scheme!! =D

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  20. Love it. Can't wait to get my hand on these fabrics.

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  21. Gorgeous - love the primary colours with the other neutrals.

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  22. I really love what you have done with these fabrics, you are inspiring me!

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  23. Love it! You just inspire - week after week.

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  24. Rita,

    I love what you did with the new fabric. It a cool vibe of being by the sea or lake. Have a great day.

    Linda

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  25. Fabulous fabrics! Thanks for the opportunity to win them...

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  26. This has such a wonderful nautical feel. I love it.

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  27. Oh wow Rita! This is soooo cool! I love how you've used the prints in smaller chunks-what a great idea! :D

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