Hi everyone! I’m really excited that I’m finally able to show you my new quilt pattern! If you are a member of the Modern Quilt Guild you are going to see an email today with this quilt in it: I call it, Boats! Boats! Boats! Yes, it is a reference to How I Met Your Mother… I had a hard time coming up with a name for this one but it does sort of look like a whole lot of boats. Of course, after I had it all named, Kathy suggested Regatta. That might have been better… Good name or bad name aside, I really like this quilt! I used a lot of my scraps and most of the prints were from my Stash Stack Club from Pink Castle Fabrics! There are a lot of old favorites in there. And some new ones too! This block has a little bit of glitter too, some Cotton + Steel XOXO with metallic ink…oooohhh. And this..
So, I finished this lovely quilt up finally a few weeks ago but I didn’t get around to blogging about it yet! I call it Sweet Diamonds but I’m not really sure why. I called it that once while I was making the blocks and it just kind of stuck. One night I was wide awake surfing Pinterest and I saw this Pin. I decided to just get up and start working on it right away. It took me over a year to finally get it all finished but I really like the way it turned out. I used the Spot On tiny dots in white and black for the sashing and cornerstones. All the half square triangles were from my stash. Kathy from Thread Bear Quilting did this awesome quilting. I’m linking up with Amanda Jean’s Finish it Up Friday! Have you seen her awesome Scrap Vortex quilt?? Amazing! Speaking of finishing tasks. I’m already thinking about New Years’..