“Charmville” Published

30 12 2013

Cover-QQ Feb March

Check out the cover of McCall’s Quick Quilts, February/March 2014. My wall quilt, “Charmville,” is on the cover! I am beyond excited!

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My inspiration for “Charmville” came from some interestingly colored homes in my son’s and his wife’s neighborhood. This photo was taken on a walk down a quiet street, but that yellow/orange and bold blue are anything but quiet!

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Making each block from one color family lent order to the scrappy chaos. I selected a yellow “window” square for the center of each “Nine Patch” to represent the vibrant life within each home.

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As for that very scrappy, patchy house in the bottom row . . . there’s one in every neighborhood!

You can order your print or digital copy of McCall’s Quick Quilts at the McCall’s Quick Quilts website.

Are you interested in making this quilt or a variation of this quilt? Read my next blog post for the particulars of a “Charmville” Quilt Along.

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25 01 2016
Kathy’s “Wonky Houses” | abyquilts

[…] background fabric. (The house design is based on my “Charmville” quilt which appeared in McCall’s Quick Quilts, Feb./Mar. 2014.) Retreat attendees put their names in a hat for every house block they personally constructed. […]

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