checkerboard squares ~ finished on my bernina mid arm q20

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morning everyone ~i posted about this beauty; the quilt top i pieced this past summer season… so beautiful with the kaffe fasset shot cottons, stripes and plaids.  it was a very windy day, and i had such fun taking the photos of it… looking at them again reminds me of the poem, “all things bright and beautiful” as it hangs in …

checkerboard squares ~

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hi there ~can you say…summer breezes…bright stripes…checkerboard squares?yup.  me too!courtesy of my stash of kaffe fasset shot cottons and all manner of fun sized striped fabrics, too.  simple piecework, and the result is fabulous in my mind’s eye.i can’t wait to take this beauty to the longarm… very soon! blessings on your day ~xolesliesoli deo gloria Leslie says:

kaffe fasset + feathers + bobbin play = #summerlove #gobold

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happy august days!and what a better color story to tell in the lovely summer days of bright colors, via kaffe fassett styled stripes and solids, with beautiful accents of bobbin play and quilted textures!i’m making the most of all of my pre-cut 2.5″ strips, and doing my best to get them finished up into something beautiful, practical, and absolutely useable …

fiesta tablerunner #2 with kaffe fasset and alison glass ~

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well… here she is.  another version of the kaffe fasset stripes and shot cottons, paired with a new panel out in the market now, from alison glass.  it’s called “ex libris” and although i don’t have a photo of the panel, it’s contains four circles, all a type of collage, in a color wheel setting, and it can be purchased …

fiesta tablerunner collage #1 ~ bold and beautiful kaffe fasset

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good morning glories ~it’s pretty doggone simple.  a  “jelly roll” of kaffe fasset fabric in solids and stripes ~ you know, those attractive pre-cut 2.5″ strips in such pretty colors.  add {extra leftovers} of pre-fused floral shapes… and there you go.  a beautiful and bright collage; a sweetly casual and very practical and fun summery table topper in completed in just a …

red velvet ~

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hi everyone ~when i saw this little gem of a quilt again, i was amazed at the texture, and how gorgeous the colors are.  it is, more or less,  a “whole-cloth” ~ and i bought it just like you see it here – already pieced with a zig zag, and purchased by the yard. love the color, and patterns, but …