• Projects,  Sewing

    Pink and Green Heart Panel Brick Quilt

    When I first started quilting, I was addicted to the brick layout.  It’s a very forgiving layout for beginners since there are no seams to match perfectly. At some point in my online fabric shopping adventures, I picked up a heart and lace Valentine’s Day themed fabric.  I had used part of the panel for another project, but I was left with a piece the size of this central square.  Although it was mostly pink and white, it did have splashes of bright green which I carried through the quilt in the floral print. I cut out the rectangles at 6″ by 10″ each, unfinished.  I added top and bottom sashing to the centre…

  • Projects,  Quilts,  Sewing

    Green and Pink Brick Quilt

    Today I will be sharing the quilt that has been on my bed for the past year or so.  I’m a bit obsessed with green, brown and pink fabric.  I’m not sure how I managed to gather so many prints in this colour scheme without specifically planning to, but it happened, so this is one of many in this colour scheme.  The prints were collected over years at local shops, from my travels to the US, and from online shopping. There are polka dots, argyles, florals, cherries, mushrooms, ditsy dots.  There’s a lot going on over here! The finished quilt measures 75″x78″.  I cut the rectangles out at 6″x4″ and arranged them randomly into…