Just in time for last week's travels, I finished my Vintage Modern quilt featuring Bonnie & Camille's fabric line of the same name. I promise, there are times that I am better at naming quilts, but this time nothing came to me. Perhaps it's because there is so much pink and red? Hmmmph....
Luckily this number (along with a smaller I-spy quilt) fit nicely into my carry-on luggage. Tip for future craft travelers: if you're worried about having room for souvenirs pack a craft (quilt) or two as gifts for your hostess. You'll then have room to bring back your
The Road to Tennessee quilt block was a perfect pattern for the two charm packs of Vintage Modern. A few yards of Kona White for the top, an aqua print (not pictured - oops!) that I can't remember for the backing, and a Kona red for the binding.
Looking back, when I was, oh-so-young (ok, it was only last year) I only used the Kona white. Now, I think an off-white would be a better choice. While the white is crisp, I think an off-white would blend better. What do you think?
One of my favorite classes at the Sewing Summit was Stash Mixology. We discussed different ways to use and cultivate our stash. I am practicing being a bit more honest and critical of my fabric choices. Check back in a few days for a dedicated post coming up on the blog.
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