Cherrywood Toss

This quilt was started about 2 years ago when I bought a scrap pack of Cherrywood hand dyed fabrics. The blocks are entirely from Cherrywood scrap packs plus that cute print with the words on it, which is a Robert Kaufman fabric.

improvisational quiltThe dark sashing is made from black plus little pieces of the darkest almost-black solids I could find. All are Cotton Couture from Michael Miller.

I quilted this on my home machine, using randomly-spaced, gently curving, lines from edge to edge. I used Superior Bottom Line in the bobbin, which I always do. Top thread is a medium grey light weight polyester, Mettler Metrosene.

This is going to the Smoky Mountain Quilters show in September. This year the show is scheduled in conjunction with Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day, which I think is a great idea. Of course I’ll have pictures from that show when it happens.

Linking to Aunt Marti’s UFO Challenge. I did get one finished this month!

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25 thoughts on “Cherrywood Toss

  1. I love that dark sashing and how you made it out of tiny pieces! It is so subtle but makes the viewer look closer, and it gives a rich layer of visual interest. I think it shows great dedication to the art form!

  2. Be careful–if you walk by a booth at a show, those scrap bags and gorgeous fabrics have a magnetic effect, luring you in! And I’ve gotten great customer service from these ladies, as well.

  3. Pingback: A Nice Surprise and a New Scrap Project | Zippy Quilts

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