My Mystery Retro Flowers Quilt…

Mystery quilt along hosted by Tracy @itsatsweetsday.

Im so excited to reveal my Mystery make with you guys today.  The mystery fabric this quarter was chosen by Tracy @itsatsweetsday. Tracy has chosen some beautiful fabric called ‘Pom Pom flowers in marigold’ by Dear Stella, and I’ve chosen the others to bring my mystery item together…

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So much bolder then my usual palette, so i decided to try them out together when making one of the challenges from #sew6organizers, and I loved the combination…

So it was on wards and upwards to start designing my quilt, i had some beautiful Gutermann fabric from their blooms collection, which i was really excited about adding to the quilt somehow…

The Gutermann threads matched so well, i had trouble choosing which ones i wanted to use, i think i ended up using all of them, with all the pieces cut out, it was time for the fun to begin…

I used the Gutermann green blooms fabric to back my quilt, and i added 24 fussy cut diamonds to the front, which i sewed on by hand, i quilted this but using decorative stitches around the diamonds, and adding hearts to the center of the pom pom flower squares, with Hobbs batting inside

I couldn’t decide on the binding colour, so i went with two, a forest green and an autumn brown, and ta da it was finished…

I love the retro feel this quilt has with the pattern design and fabrics, its a fab choice of fabrics Tracy.

Thanks Tracy for organizing such a fabulous Mystery Quilt along, I’ve really enjoyed myself making this one

Many thanks for reading, have a lovely week ahead, be sure to come back tmro, for my Row-along reveal and for a chance to win some fantastic prizes, until next time… happy sewing

Please leave me a comment, they make my day 🙂

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~Michelle~

x creativeblonde x

Here’s a list of all the bloggers sewing with this quarters mystery fabric

Tracy @ It’s a T-Sweets Day!

Edith @ediscraftinglife.blogspot.com

Desert Suz @ DesertSky Quilting

Michelle @ Creative Blonde

Moira @ Quilted Snail

Karla @mysewfulretirement

Connie @ Connie’s Creations 

 

18 thoughts on “My Mystery Retro Flowers Quilt…

  1. Way to go Michelle!! That retro feel quilt is so hip and cool! I love how you combined the different techniques of EPP and traditional piecing. It really adds a pop of interest along with your machines decorative stitching. You are so smart! I also love your always creative baskets. I always enjoy sewing along with you. Thank you for the fun reveal❤️❤️

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