Friday, November 18, 2011

Two Charm Square Quilts

 My Charm Square Quilt is all done and washed. I used three "Terrain" charm packs,  "Snow" Kona Cotton for the sashings and 100% Hobbs batting.
Amy Smart has a great charm square tutorial called "Baby Lattice Quilt" on the Moda Bake Shop over here.
I enjoy this quilt so much and it is hanging in my quilting room. I have a curtain rod on the wall for displaying quilts. I got the rod at Target for under $25, not bad at all.
 Here is my"Summer Breeze" charm pack quilt. I had so many sashing strips leftover from the previous charm square quilt. I used three charm packs in a straight setting.
Below is how the quilt looked before it went in the washing machine.
I used 80/20 Bleached (white) batting.
This is how it crinkled up after I took it out of the dryer.  I  love washed, crinkled quilts.
I went with a light blue solid Kona Cotton (Blue Bell)  for the border and binding.
 The quilting panto is called "Bluebell", so perfect for this quilt.
I was so lucky, I found this navy fabric with light blue and white flowers in my stash for the backing.
After laying the quilt on my bed, I decided I would like to make another charm quilt big enough for my bed.  When that someday will be, I am not sure.
Thank you so much for visiting my blog and happy quilting,

42 comments:

KRIS said...

very very beatiful!!!

Lorri said...

Millie, those are so beautiful! I am inspired to make one!

Madame Samm said...

Wow Millie which one.? Both lol


Sew glad to see you showing your talent

Deb said...

Beautiful. I just love the Terrain one.

beaquilter said...

they all look really nice.

Karen said...

Very pretty. I have been wanting to make this pattern. The quits will be treasured.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Those are both beautiful Millie, but I really like the Terrain!

SewCalGal said...

What a beautiful quilt and such lovely quilting. Inspirational.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Furball Farm Quilting said...

Beautiful quilt, and I just love that fabric range, it's nice to see it framed by the crisp white.

Zlaty said...

Just gorgeous Millie! Love your charm packs quilts! They just show how much you are having making them! I missed you !

Hugs!

Zlaty

Zlaty said...

*show how much Fun you are having sewing! I type slower then I think! :)

Mimi said...

Terrain has to be my absolute favorite fabric line, so it goes without saying that I love, love, love your quilt!! It is beautiful and now I want to make one like it!

Linda said...

Hi Millie, What lovely quilts!
Keep sharing it may give me some inspiration to sew. Busy Christmas decorating.....

Laura said...

Love both those lines. I ordered summerhouse a while back but the supplier ran out. Your quilt is gorgeous

Darlene said...

They are true beauties, Millie!

~Laurie~ said...

WOW - Millie - these are SO pretty. You really have a great eye for color and placement. Very nice!

Sallie said...

These are beautiful, Millie! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Needled Mom said...

Both are gorgeous! Love the crinkle look too!

quilary said...

Gorgeous quilts!

Muddling Through said...

Millie, they are both so pretty, and look so totally different. I like both versions.

Wonky Girl said...

Hi Millie- glad to see you back! The quilts you have been sharing are so beautiful. I must find some pretty charm packs to make a few too.

Andrea said...

Millie, I love both of these quilts, simple but so sweet and cozy looking. Keep sharing!

Elzaan said...

Pragtige kwilte Millie! Ek kan nie besluit van watter een ek meer hou nie.

Sarah {MSQC} said...

I LOVE them both too!! Such a great job! So glad I found your blog!! :) Have a great week!!

notes of sincerity said...

Your quilts are beautiful! :0)
Have a Happy Thanksgiving.
Sincerely, Trish :0)

Terry Quilts said...

I love your charm quilt...going hop on over to Moda and get it. I also Love the curtain rod idea to hang your quilts.

Litamora's Quilt & Design said...

I really love these two quilts! Think I might make one too, got so many scraps after making the "Mill Girls" quilt.
Happy sewing,
Laila

suemac said...

I have some "Summer Breeze" fabric that I haven't used yet. What a great idea.

harleywife57 said...

Wow !!! These are just both so beautiful ; such nice work . I love the quilting and crinkles !

Samelia's Mum said...

These are beautiful quilts. Love the first one especially.

Michelle said...

Hi MIlie-I like your charm quilts, lovely quilting on them too. Thinking of you and wishing you a Merry Christmas, my friend. Praying for blessings for you in the New Year! Michelle

Ruth K said...

Hello Millie, love your terrain quilt and I'm ready to start my own but I would like to ask you; how big is this quilt? I bought extra fabric to add some borders because I'd like it to fit at least a twin size bed, please let me know and I hope you had very good holidays we haven't see you in a while so I hope is because your having fun.

Kim D. said...

Very Pretty quilts!! Happy New Year!

Mystica said...

I love the second quilt! the colors combined are so pretty.

Christine said...

Lots of eye candy here , love the quilts you have made and I too love the crinkle look in washed quilts.
I have two the same charm packs, might have to make a quilt like your blue one.

Norma said...

I love the Summer Breeze charm square quilt. Is the a pattern for the quilt or may i ask how big you cut the squares and shashing?

Maria said...

Hi Millie. Is your Summer Breeze pattern suitable for a complete beginner to quilting (though not a beginner in crafts in general and am English paper piecing a quilt - slowly!)?

Nicole said...

Those are such lovely quilts. I especially love the bright colors of the first one!

Farm Road Ramblings said...

i love your quilt with the charm squares on the diagonal, may i "pin" it to pinterest? thanks!

Wendy said...

Millie, your quilting is inspiring to me and I too may need to try my hand at your patterns displayed. Beautiful!

Kelley Likes said...

Adorable!! TFS the info. I want to make one. ;)

Bridget said...

Hi Millie,

What were the final dimensions of this quilt? I'd love to make one to fit a twin bed and am trying to work out measurements :)