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Riley Blake Fabrics and Modern Quilt Guild Challenge

This past spring, the Modern Quilt Guild held its biannual fabric challenge. The MQG partners with a fabric sponsor and presents a challenge based on specific fabrics and requirements. I participated in this challenge and, for the first time in one of these challenges, actually submitted my finished project! The result was surprising!

For the spring 2019 challenge, Christopher Thompson, both an MQG member and fabric designer for Riley Blake Designs, chose four featured fabrics. It included Shades Robin, 1/8” Stripe Denim and/or Navy, Blossom Baby Pink and Blossom on White Navy. Participants were required to use these fabrics as well as any other Riley Blake Designs fabrics to construct a quilted project.

I had an inkling before I saw the fabrics that I wanted to do a curved piecing project. I love curves and never use them enough in my projects! As soon as I saw the fabrics selected, a very soft palette, I knew exactly how my project would come together.

I wanted to create multiple di…

Pattern Release: Candy Wrapper Delight Quilt

My newest pattern is now available in my Etsy shop (pick up your PDF copy here!)

This pattern brings me back to my childhood! I distinctly remember a time when I was very young that we had the green and white peppermint candies in our house. There’s nothing quite like a little peppermint to add a pep to your step! I also remember loving to get the penny candies (yes, they cost only a penny each) which were the flavored tootsie rolls at a local candy store. I used that as an inspiration to make the colorful version you see on the cover of the pattern! I used BasicGrey’s Grunge fabrics from Moda Fabrics because I love the texture they add to any quilt!

The pattern offers fabric requirements for yardage and fat quarters. You can also easily use scraps for the wrappers! The pattern also includes three sizes: 36” x 36”, 54” x 54” and 72” x 72” and is beginner-friendly.

I’d love to see how you make this quilt, so be sure to use #candywrapperdelightquilt and
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