Friday, February 27, 2015

Can I Get A Whoop Whoop? Checkerboards...


Hi, all!

It's Friday, and you know what that means - it's time to get our whoop whoop on!  Are you ready?  Thanks to all the snow we've had, I definitely am!

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This week, I've got another 16-patch for your consideration! 
(Of course...)
This one has a really cool construction technique, so tune back in Sunday to learn how I made it.


Simple diagonal stitching through the blocks and cornerstones finish off this cozy quilt.  The layer cake I used Barcelona by Urban Chik, and the background is Kona Espresso.



The back is a great piece of wide shirting I picked up at an estate sale of a local lady's stash, split by a piece of one of the bright green Konas.


You can see the quilting a bit better here on the back!

So there's my seventh 16-patch quilt - can I get a whoop whoop?

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And now it's your turn! 

What are you cheering about this week?


What's got you dancing the happy dance?

Share - we want to dance right along with you!

The party will stay open until Sunday midnight - 

Hope to see you there!

Hugs!

Sarah



11 comments:

  1. I will share my stars today. I am so coming along pretty well on several quilts and will be finishing up two of them soon.

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  2. I love the espresso that you used for the sashing! It would make a great guys quilt.

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  3. Hello, it's not something made with fabric, but I just wanted to share with you my owls made in crochet. I started to blog again ( this is what makes me dance this week)and I'm getting up with old habits, one of my habits was to participate in this beautiful party so here I am :)
    Thank you for hosting
    Marisa from http://passionetcouture.blogspot.ca/

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  4. Sarah that quilt is really lovely. I want to make a scrappy 16 patch and have been working away at cutting up scraps to squares or strips. someday...

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  5. Ha! I have a roll-up(?) of Barcelona plus some yardage for one of Pam and Nicky Lintott's quilts! I really love your 16-patch series.

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  6. Would never have guessed that I'd care for a checkerboard quilt...but you have proved me wrong. It's gorgeous!!

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  7. Just wanted to tell you how sweet your little clapping penguins are. :) Makes me want to hurry up and finish something. Another great 16 patch. Is that made with just one layer cake? Thanks for your inspiration Sarah. Janita

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    1. I was going to comment the very thing about the penguins. They just made me smile. Off to check out some links. Thanks for the likny Sarah.

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  8. your quilt looks lovely.you are inspiring me work on my projects. Thank you

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  9. What an attractive color combination. I've seen several 16-patches lately and they always show the fabrics so well. Congratulations.

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  10. Hey, this is a very nice finish - the colors just glow! Looking forward to seeing this construction you mention :)

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