Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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Val's Quilting Studio
Val's topics for this week are Flying Geese and Flowers which made me laugh a bit because I am rather intimidated by flying geese but I ADORE flowers. I think one day I will have to make a quilt full of flying geese so I can get over my fear.

I could show you plenty of flowers but I've narrowed my selections down to my favorite 2 quilts. The 1st is my Four Patch & Friends which I finished in January of this year which is made of 2.5" strips of floral fabrics. To see more pictures and read all about it my finish post is HERE.
Flowers #2 is a little quilt I made in 2013 for the Year of Schnibbles. The pattern for this one is "Hat Trick" and instead of cutting up a charm pack I decided to use some of my 2" watercolor squares collection.
I have already designated 2015 as the Year of the Florals as I want to explore watercolor quilting and dig into my large stash of florals shown below. I have a stack of roses, stacks of Robyn Pandolph fabrics (one of my favorite designers!) and a stack set aside for one of my favorite books - Blended Quilts by Marsha McCloskey & Sharon Yenter. And more. Yes I do have a thing for florals!
Tomorrow I hope to get my act together for my 1st WIP Wednesday post in, well, forever.  Until then hop over to Val's Quilting Studio to see more Flying Geese and Flowers.


  1. Wow! I have a lot of florals also, but they're are almost all dark. I'm impressed by your wonderful collection of light florals. I can't wait to see what you do with them.

  2. That stash looks awesome! And organized!!! Your quilts are magnificent. I have been gathering florals slowly but not sewn a floral quilt yet... one day

  3. I haven't been a collector of florals, but keep seeing some really beautiful quilts that feature them. So I have actually purchased a couple of florals recently. These pastel ones in your stash really do say "watercolor".

  4. Lovely floral fabrics. I want to make a flying geese quilt one day too.

  5. Yay, Blended Quilts! With that stash, you should be able to make the whole book!

  6. Lovely floral stash. Your quilts are beautiful! ;)

  7. Look out....I may sneak in one night and partake of some of those floral fabrics. So glad to hear you have flowery plans for next year.

  8. Beautiful quilts and that is a serious stash. I love florals too.

  9. That's why I make my Flying Geese wonky...I have no fear then! LOL!!


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