Friday, July 18, 2014

Bright Solids

I recently finished another quilt!
This one has been a work in progress for quite awhile.
Last year sometime, I asked my do. Good Stitches bee mates to make Road to Tennessee blocks with bright Kona solids.  The blocks sat in my sewing room for a long time, until I came up with a layout that I liked.  I love how the one block set in a square of white really shows off the pattern.

I quilted the white spaces in straight lines -- rectangles around the outer edges of the quilt, and straight lines that echo the center solids in the middle.  The rest of the quilt is quilted in a swirly/loopy meander, in a bright variegated thread.  Fun!


The finished quilt measures 62 x 50 inches.
Linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts at Finish it up Friday!


  1. this is so pretty! Love the bright, happy colors!

  2. Very nice Michelle...I love Kona solids

  3. Very pretty - love all the color. And that one block perfectly sets off the pattern.

  4. That's really cool how you have one block on its own amongst all the other pattern - great work!

  5. This turned out really neat - and what a great idea for a bee quilt!

  6. Your quilt is beautiful and bright. The bordered block makes it so much more interesting!