January 3, 2013

Off to a Great Start!

If you have been following me for any length of time at all, you will know that I love swaps and bees.  2013 is no different!

This year I am in the Modern Stash Quilting Bee hosted by two very dear people to me, Whitney and Deb. I had the pleasure of meeting them both face to face at Sewing Summit last year. They are lovely in person and I am honored to be included in this six month bee of theirs.

Our January hostess, Emily, is going to have a rainbow of blocks and hopes to assemble a quilt that is similar to this one. I had these all sewn up on Dec 29th and am happy to be ahead of the game!

My colors were dark pink and medium green. You know how I feel about green right? The funny thing is....I really enjoy buying green fabric - go figure right? It served me well as there are very few duplicates in the green block thanks to my wonderfully plump green stash.

Now I will await what February brings me!





6 comments:

  1. Julie, they are so great! Thanks!

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  2. I'm also in this bee, my first! I'm not in your bee-hive though.. I like your blocks a lot. I wonder how these would look with the star being black? What do you think?

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  3. the blocks look so good next to Magnum too. way to set the bar getting them done early. Happy New Year!

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  4. Love your blocks. I am finding I just want to do it all!

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  5. This block is one of my favorites. Nice fabric choices!

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  6. Love these blocks, Julie. The quilt will look fabulous when it's finished. Such a rainbow of color.

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