A few weeks ago, I wanted a quick and easy project to work on. I created this Blue and Yellow Fun quilt. It’s a disappearing nine-patch. I adore this pattern as it is charm or fat quarter friendly. Here’s another one I made for a friend’s wedding.

Charm Square Quilt blue-yellow-fun-quilt-top

I started with 12 fat quarters, six blue and six yellow. The fabric is Califon by Mark Lipinski and had been in my stash for a year calling to me to be used! From each fat quarter, I cut 12-5″ squares. I then made 16 nine patches, alternating yellow and blue fabrics. The large nine patches were then cross-cut into 7″ pieces for 63 segments. Put them on the design wall and played until I had a design I liked.

The border fabrics came from my stash too. A 1″ orange border, a 1/4″ flange on top, followed by a 5″ outer border. The total size of the quilt is 58″ x 72″. The quilt top has moved to the pile of quilts waiting to be quilted this Fall. Here’s a close-up of a corner of the quilt top. The colours are more accurate in this photo than the one above.


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4 thoughts on “Share-It Tuesday!

  • August 3, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    What a gorgeous quilt! I love it. Looks beginner-friendly enough for me to try. Thanks for sharing it.

  • August 4, 2010 at 3:24 am

    You’re welcome Colleen. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask. :)


  • August 4, 2010 at 4:20 am

    Everyone at the show wanted to see the back. Here it is.

  • August 4, 2010 at 11:46 am

    So many quilt designs running through my mind – must make up a post of what I’ve been doing lately – want to p0hotograph outdoors in natural light – not today there isn’t any and it’s pouring and thundering!!

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