A Quilt for My Sister

I am planning to make a quilt for my older sister this summer. I want to make something using these 2 1/2 inch strips. They are all from various Denyse Schmidt collections.

I have 64 strips cut from 64 different prints.  I’ve been playing around on  EQ7 trying to come up with a plan.  
  

Obviously, my version of either will be scrappy. I need to commit and start sewing!

Linking up with Free Motion By The River and Quilt Story.

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 A Quilt for My Sister

  1. Gina says:

    Whichever version you choose will look great in those fabrics.

  2. I do like Irish chain type quilt blocks. All those background spaces would give an ideal opportunity for you to feature some of your lovely quilting stitches. 🙂

  3. Cécile says:

    …….and I’m sure your sister will be happy to receive it !

  4. Sandi S says:

    I look forward to watching it come together. I love the fabrics. Have a good day. Hugs,

  5. Mari says:

    Lucky sister! Sure to be lovely!

  6. Bonnie in Va says:

    These designs look great. I was thinking of doing something similar but to feature a bird embroidery where the white it… looking at these makes me realize I need to really plan out the quilt before I jump in and drown! I like both of these designs….

  7. JanineMarie says:

    What a great variety of prints! I’m looking forward to seeing what you end up doing. I bet your sister will be thrilled.

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