Friday, November 8, 2013

Friday Finish: Urban Cabins

It's shaping up to be an exciting day in Colorado! First, My Little Sailor pulled into Hong Kong for a quick liberty stop with the USS George Washington. (Yes, they're dodging Super Typhoon Yolanda).


Second, I'm taking a quilt class with Sonya at Ruth's Stitchery to start on Metro Hoops:

Image of Metro Hoops ~ Pattern #403 (Paper Pattern)

I'm particularly pleased to start this quilt because in 2012, I test-sewed one of Jenny's first patterns, "Deco Curves."


Third, tonight Jacquie Gering is speaking at Front Range Modern Quilt Guild! And she has agreed to autograph copies of her book:

The Book!!!


Not to mention I have a quilt finish! It's a Strip Club quilt from last month at High Country Quilts. I bought the kit for Urban Cabins at Quilt Beginnings in Columbus, Ohio a couple of years ago. So I was excited when Shelley chose this pattern for the October Strip Club.

Urban Cabin Pattern
Terry Atkinson's design is a versatile one -- it can be made with either 2 1/2" strips or fat quarters. I used fat quarters from Jenean Morrison's "Wild World" collections.  Please believe me when I tell you this quilt is a lot more colorful than it looks in the photo! Between the wind and the cold, I haven't been able to take it outside for a photo in daylight!


Quilt #46 for 2013. 

Linking up to:




LAFF - Richard and Tanya Quilts

If I finish all the quilts on the November Quilt To-Do List, I'll have only one more to reach 52 Quilts in 52 Weeks for the forth year in a row!


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8 comments:

  1. Deco curves... gorgeous!
    Is the book geared to beginner FMQ-ers of more advanced?
    Esther
    esthersipatchandquilt at yahoo dot com

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  2. Wow, that's wonderful. They look beautiful too.

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  3. I have the Modern Wedding ring pattern by Jenny that I started cutting fabric out for,but it is at a stand still. Good luck on the Metro Hoops pattern.

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  4. Wonderful effort! I am sure you will exceed your goal...
    Glad your Little Sailor is in port..very nasty typhoon
    what's this crazy American spelling??? I can handle color vs colour - but forth year in a row??? LOL

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  5. Wonderful news all around, Marti. November has been good for me too since I finished quilts from September and October this month! There is even hope for my November UFO now. And Susan, I am thinking her spell checker took overor "fourth"!

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  6. Your urban cabins look great! I'm making one right now too and have all the cabins made, but need to figure out the arrangement.

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  7. You certainly get a Whoop! Whoop! for all that. :D I really like the Wild World fabrics in that pattern!

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