Friday, September 6, 2013

A Low Volume Scrappy Strip Quilt

A Finished Quilt
A scrappy strip quilt :: scrappy in the sense that I have used a variety of fabrics :: less scrappy is the layout with a regular 2 inch wide strip throughout. Perhaps not strictly low volume either, although it does read that way to me.


I am pleasantly surprised with how well these very different fabrics all play together and convey a sense of calm and a stillness despite the mix of pattern and color.  Some of the feature fabrics used include:

Again I have quilted the quilt with a straight lines but this time a set of horizontal lines just 1 inch apart and a set of 2 vertical lines running edge to edge through every second strip of fabric.  For the quilt back I have used Pam Kitty Love Floral Bouquet yardage which is perfect for this quilt and is a fabric that I will need to re-stock as I rather adore it.



BINDING :: Squared Elements by Art Gallery Fabrics 
(picture overload!)
The same can be said for the binding fabric - Squared Elements by Art Gallery Fabrics - a fabric which I have previously used for quilt binding although in a different colorway .   L o v e  i t  ... including all of the recently released new colors.
This quilt is for sale and I have updated my Etsy Store.

The listing for this quilt is here:  Modern Patchwork Strip Quilt 


Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend,
Rita
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19 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! Do you draw your quilt lines or just eye ball them? :) Thanks

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  2. So pretty, I just want to curl up on a porch swing and watch the leaves flutter!

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  3. So pretty. Exceptional quilting as always.

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  4. So sweet and relaxing looking.

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  5. Love this quilt, scrappy, ordered, balanced, light and bright, not loud or "in your face". There is one in my future, I can feel it.

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  6. This is so pretty! I've really been drawn to the low-volume quilts as of late.

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  7. Gorgeous again! Love the pink too

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  8. Really lovely and great matching of fabrics on the front, with the back and the binding too. Very impressed that such a simple idea looks so stunning and expensive.

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  9. You never fail to amaze me Rita. Just love the fabrics and the quilting. Beautiful...........

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  10. Hi Rita I really like the different lengths of some of the rows of strips. I think it has a similar effect to the different size of some of the HST rows on your last quilt, giving both quilts extra dimension and depth. Love it!!

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  11. I find it amazing how so many different fabrics work so well together, such a lovely quilt.

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  12. So pretty. I really want to do one of these but will need to get some low volume fabric first.

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  13. Lovely quilt! The strawberry fabric is absolutely delicious.

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  14. I love this, Rita!! I'm planning to bind my newest quilt finish with a Squared Element as well, I love the look of it!

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  15. Beautiful job, one of my favs!

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