Monday, 14 March 2016

Summer Sorbet

Summer is drawing to a close here in Perth and, frankly, it couldn’t come quickly enough. I am so over the heat and today promises to be another scorcher with the temperature around 40°C (104°F). Whew!

This mini celebrates all the fantasies of summer – lazy days on the beach, the languid sipping of iced drinks and the sizzle and smell of barbecues. And, of course, ice-cream! Yum!

It measures up at 25 inch square and I quilted it in a diamond spiral, one of several spiral patterns taught by Jacquie Gering in ‘Next Steps with your Walking Foot’ on Craftsy. 

I’m naming this photo ‘are you pleased to see me?’ I didn’t notice the bulge the knobs on the chest of drawers were making until I looked at the photos afterwards.

I’m linking up with Sew Cute Tuesday at Blossom HeartQuilts, Needle and Thread Thursday at My Quilt Infatuation and Fabric Frenzy Friday at Fort Worth Fabrics.

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  1. This is so sweet...just like ice cream! Sometimes simple designs are so refreshing and this one is just that and more!

  2. Very fresh and summery looking. Congrats on the finish.

  3. I really like the diamond spiral quilting, and it is perfect for your design! I'm going to have to file that way to use someday!

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  5. Love your post and the mini quilt.

  6. Lovely ice cream colours. I love the way you did your spiral. I have all three of Jacquie Gerings Craftsy classes, I love them. So far I have concentrated on the circular spiral but after seeing your square I want to experiment more.

  7. Yummy little quilt! I love the colors and your quilting is great! I am taking the quilting with rulers class on Craftsy by Amy Johnson...great class. I will keep Jacquie's class in mind for sure.

  8. I haven't spiral quilted in a square design! What a sweet quilt, just beautiful!

  9. I haven't spiral quilted in a square design! What a sweet quilt, just beautiful!