Sunday, March 29, 2015

Shindig 2015

The Mountain Jam Circle (Alice, Ann and I) have started on a quilt to benefit the Shindig on the Green again this year.  After discussing a red and white nine-patch with Alice at last winter's Folk Heritage celebration banquet, they let me be in charge of the design. I trolled the web, sent them photos to ponder, and we settled on a plan for a scrappy traditional unequal nine-patch.  Ann got her blocks done the day after we exchanged fabrics (Thursday) I just finished my share of the blocks.

Alice is also making a set of blocks,  and she's in charge of the plain off-white setting blocks and borders.  We'll have them ready to put together when Alice and Ann go to a quilting retreat in a couple of weeks - I'm hoping to drive out to the retreat location for the day and maybe do a little of the assembly work with them.  I will probably quilt this with traditional feathered wreaths and simple lines connecting the red patches. 

I love quilting a scrappy quilt!  It's so much fun to see all the fabrics and how the varied prints combine.


Vicki W said...

It's going to be lovely!

ancquilter said...

I love scrappy quilts, too....and traditional patterns. I like this particular nine-patch because it reminds me of an Irish Chain pattern, and those are my favorites. Very pretty!!

Anna Banana said...

I think this quilt is going to look great!

Dorry said...

Scrappy quilts are my favorite. I look forward to seeing photos of the finished quilt.