Monday, May 23, 2011

Mod Times Quilt Along

When Twin Fibers first posted the Mod Times Quilt I knew I wanted to make it.  Thankfully I was not alone in that desire and shortly a quilt along tutorial was posted, saving me the pain and struggle of having to figure it out for myself.  It took me a while to find the fabric that I wanted to use but one day I happened to be in the fabric section of Capital Iron and saw they had the pink version of Patti Young's Sanctuary line.  Since I really like the green/aqua version (used it in another QA) I decided to give it a whirl.  I would have preferred to use a solid green Kona in a apple green color but was 1/2 m short and had to resort to this other print to be the lines.  The other Kona fabric is a pale pale pink called Pearl Pink. 
blocks cut and pieced together

quilt top all done
The quilt went together very easily, and the directions were clear to follow and the photos were very helpful.  My only regret is that I didn't double the pattern and make it lap size.  Hmm, I might have to make another one in a different print and background.  Flickr is showing some finished tops and the one with a patterned background by Linzsews offers  great representation of what a patterned background would look like.  Yup have to make another one!

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