Nail Polish

I used the free pattern from The Fat Quarter Shop to create this little Nail Polish quilt top last night.

I used my hand dyed fabrics for the “polish” in the bottle and solids for the rest. I will use hand dyed fabric for the binding as well. This will be a gift for Daughter #2 and I will take it to her when I visit later this month.

Now I need to decide how to quilt it. However, quilting will have to wait as I am traveling home to see my parents this weekend with Daughter #1 and Baby E. Sadly, hubby and Daughter #3 will not be able to travel with us. I have posts planned for the weekend and will keep an eye out for quilty things along the way.

Linking up with Kelly at My Quilt Infatuation for NTT and Gemma at Pretty Bobbins for IQuilt.


ETA: A kind commenter alerted me to the fact that the blocks I showed yesterday and technique may be attributed to this book by Anita Grossman Solomon.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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7 Responses to Nail Polish

  1. Kathy says:

    So sorry you’ll have to travel alone enjoy your visits!

  2. I like how the hand dyed fabric gives it that swirly pearly feel that nail polish has. 🙂 Have safe travels!!!

  3. Lois says:

    You are so blessed to have both of your parents. Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. I should do one for my hop day. its pretty Katy.. See ya around at the Hop..

  5. Deana says:

    Katy, thanks for your input on my horse quilt. I wanted to thank you in a private email but could not locate your address. Thanks again!

  6. I’m making that quilt for my niece. Looks so fun and fast to make. Have a great visit.

  7. Curlyque Sue says:

    That looks EXACTLY like nail polish in a bottle! Gorgeous colour to boot. Awesomness 🙂

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