Posted on September 18th, by Amy in sew-n-tell, work in progress. 35 comments

I can hardly believe that it’s Friday again – this week has been fast and slow all at the same time! Sew-n-tell is organized by ms. Amylouwho and all are invited to participate – yes even YOU :)

Remember those Panache fabrics? Last Friday I cut them up, and started putting them back together — the end result — a quilt top for my sister!

Natalie's Quilt Top

A peek at the details –

Natalie's Quilt Top

And my helpers –

Natalie's Quilt Top

Looks nice and sunny out, but just a few hours later we had this – he’s pointing at the lightening he just saw, and was about to run into my lap for the thunder. Poor boy – still gets to him.

However by bedtime (for the kids) we were rewarded with this beautiful sunset.
Really pretty, and more beautiful in person. I hope you have a great weekend! We are having friends over tonight, and I hope to baste this quilt top, probably tomorrow, and get started on finishing it.

Blessings –

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35 thoughts on “Sew-n-Tell

  1. 1
    Leslie says:

    wow that quilt top is huge and absolutely gorgeous!!!! i love the colors.

  2. 2
    allsewnup says:

    That is one fabulous quilt, your sister will treasure.


  3. 3
    Staci K. says:

    Beautiful quilt! you photo of the sunset reminds me of the saying my Nana always used to say, "Red sky at night – sailor's delight. Red sky in morning – sailor's take warning".

  4. 4
    Andrea, the collector says:

    Congrats on this fun quilt. (p.s. I'd carry around that cute hexagon quilt too. It's great!)

  5. 5
    Jenn says:

    My daughter is 21 and STILL gets scared at thunderstorms! Beautiful pictures – quilt and sunset!!

  6. 6
    Rebekah says:

    what a pretty top! I love the fabrics your sister chose

  7. 7
    amylouwho says:

    I love that quilt! And such fun fabric. And the little details. Perfect!

    and yes, nice sunset!

  8. 8
    Purple Quilter Queen says:

    Love it! I bet using big blocks made it come together rather quickly. I love fast projects. Nice job Amy! Jenn

  9. 9
    Natalia says:

    I love the top!

  10. 10
    Natalie says:

    oh yay! it looks so good, thank you!

  11. 11
    SaraRules says:

    What a cute top! I love the fabrics! And such a cute but simple pinwheel design. :) Go you!

  12. 12
    Cassie @ You Go Girl says:

    Lucky sister! Can't wait to see how you quilt it. Have a great weekend, Amy.


  13. 13
    Jackie Russell says:

    I love the quilt! You have one lucky sister.

  14. 14
    Kandra says:

    I love this! Just curious, but do you have a pattern for it? Would love to work this up for my mom :)

  15. 15
    Trudi says:

    What a great quilt, good luck with the basting and quilting. Have a great evening! Thanks for sharing!

  16. 16
    Kelly O. says:

    I am seriously coveting just an ounce of your talent! that quilt is fab!

  17. 17
    Melody says:

    It is beautiful!

  18. 18
    Blue Is Bleu says:

    Beautiful quilt top!!! I'm sure your sister will love it! The sunset is so beautiful… no matter how many I see, it still takes my breath away :)

  19. 19
    Dee says:

    Everything about this post, from the quilt to the very end, is beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us!

  20. 20
    roseylittlethings says:

    Love it, what a cool pattern! I actually sewed this week just did not get any photos because it has been so dark and dreary! Have a great weekend!

  21. 21
    Lora says:

    i love that sunset picture. gorgeous!

  22. 22
    Leslie Herbert says:

    I LOVE your quilt, it's so big! I just bought some of that line of fabric, now you have me re thinking what I want to use it for!

  23. 23
    Tipper says:

    I'd say your Sister is very lucky-and your helpers are cutie pies!

  24. 24
    Andrea says:

    It's lovely!! I really like how the blocks are kind of optical illusional…there's big blocks, blocks within blocks, etc.

    So…how are you going to quilt it? ;-)

  25. 25
    Terriaw says:

    What a beautiful sunset! It's hard to capture those colors with a camera. You are making great progress on that quilt. Your sister must be so excited!

  26. 26
    Janis says:

    How do you get so much gorgeous work accomplished in the midst of your busy life, girl?! Love the quilt top and the sunset.

  27. 27
    amandajean says:

    What a great quilt top! Those blocks look huge… big are they?

  28. 28
    Quiltblocktour says:

    The quilt top looks wonderful. It is a very intriguing pattern the way it looks intertwined from a distance. The fabric colors are in fact my favorite part of it. Are your little helpers learning to quilt? Thanks for sharing your work!


  29. 29
    Kim D. says:

    Great Job on the quilt Amy. Your sis is going to love it.

  30. 30
    Thimbleanna says:

    Wow — it's looking great Amy! I love the pic with the kids — gives some perspective on how big it is — your sister will love it!!!

  31. 31
    Michelle says:

    A great quilt and wonderful helpers!

  32. 32
    Miri says:

    Cute quilt-great fabrics! Love how you showcased them!

  33. 33
    Anonymous says:

    love the quilt; the babies are cuter! Decided what I want for my quilt…someday; creamy white squares with a quilted design inside of them individually? Then borders around each square of some beautiful fabrics; I'll have to start looking! Love you, Hon, Mom

  34. 34
    sewtakeahike says:

    You did a fantastic job on this quilt Amy! I love thos fabrics, I have some of the fruit slices on the way from Hancocks as we speak!

  35. 35
    Purple Paisley Patch says:

    Gorgeous quilt, well done! I love pinwheels and this pattern is fabulous, could you please tell me what the pattern is?
    Thanks, Kelly :-)

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