Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Introducing Bedazzled...

I won't be going to Quilt Market, but will be unveiling 8 new patterns here and through distributors.  Four are reprints of my most popular magazine patterns and 4 are brand new!

I've been experimenting with quilt designs that make use of simple blocks set in different ways - where the divisions between blocks aren't always obvious.  This is definitely the case in the first of my new patterns.  It is called "Bedazzled", and its interlocking pattern is made from just one block!



Here are some close-ups....







Isn't Deborah Norris's quilting just beautiful?

Even better, those semicircles are charm pack friendly!  I used 2 Kona Pastels charm packs, but you could use your favorite prints too!

Bedazzled is 62" x 86" and will be ready to ship by mid-November.  For those who like to plan ahead, it requires:
  • Semicircles - 48 (5”) squares (2 Kona® Pastel Charm Packs)
  • Background - 2-1/2 yards (Kona® 1003 Amethyst)
  • Chains Color A - 1 yard (Kona® 1191 Lilac)
  • Chains Color B - 1 yard (Kona® 199 Cactus)
  • Inner Border - 3/4 yard (Kona® 1387 White)
  • Middle Border - 1/2 yard (Kona® 1189 Lavender)
  • Outer Border - 1-1/4 yard (Kona® 199 Cactus)
  • Binding - 3/4 yard for straight grain binding or 1-1/8 yard for bias binding (Kona® 199 Cactus)
  • Backing - 5-1/2 yards (Kona® 1189 Lavender)
  • Fusible Web - 2-3/4 yards (24” Warm Company® Steam-A-Seam 2)
  • Tear-Away Stabilizer - 2-3/4 yards (Sulky® Tear-Easy Stabilizer)
  • Appliqué Thread - 30 wt. Sulky® cotton appliqué thread
Happy sewing!
Amanda

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16 Comments:

At October 26, 2011 at 9:03 AM , Blogger Melissa @ Sew BitterSweet Designs said...

congratulations on the new patterns!

 
At October 26, 2011 at 9:52 AM , Blogger Mommarock said...

Love it!

 
At October 26, 2011 at 10:38 AM , Blogger JCnNC said...

Wonderful and congratulations. Judy C

 
At October 26, 2011 at 10:40 AM , Blogger Staci said...

Yay for you! And yay for all of us who buy your patterns. I like this one very much. The quilting on the original quilt is just lovely. Your quilter does a beautiful job.

 
At October 26, 2011 at 2:04 PM , Blogger Quilt Hollow said...

Congrats! Your style is so new and refreshing!

 
At October 26, 2011 at 6:33 PM , Blogger Britt said...

Wow!! this is a really neat looking quilt. It looks somewhat simple far away, but when you get closer you can see all the stitched detials of flowers and designs. I like the colors of the quilt too!!

 
At October 26, 2011 at 8:23 PM , Blogger Ryan said...

Gorgeous Amanda! Can't wait to see the patterns you unveil.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 1:46 AM , Blogger Leena Salleh said...

solids bedazzled....this is stunning Amanda :) Congrats on the new pattern(s)

 
At October 27, 2011 at 4:58 AM , Blogger Carrie P. said...

wow, what a great looking quilt. great design to show off solids. And yes, that is awesome quilting.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 5:43 AM , Blogger Snoodles said...

Congratulations, Amanda! That is just beautiful...I have been gazing at it, puzzling over where each block begins and ends! LOL Your quilter did an amazing job, too.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 6:06 AM , Blogger Julia said...

Oh, what a great looking quilt! Love the colors and the quilting is beautiful. Can't wait to see the other patterns.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 8:03 AM , Blogger Miss Nancy said...

Congratulations on the new pattern! I really like it, very peaceful and yet 'bedazzling'. The quilting is gorgeous. Well done.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 9:04 AM , Blogger Sunni @Love Affair with my Brother said...

This is great! I can't wait to try it!

 
At October 27, 2011 at 10:31 AM , Blogger Ruth said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for the heads up for fabrics, too.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 11:52 AM , Blogger GG said...

I'm not going to Quilt Market either...
I like your experimentation of
simple blocks set in different ways - so no obvious block divisions!
Good Luck with your new patterns.

 
At October 27, 2011 at 8:00 PM , Blogger VickiT said...

Ooh I LOVE Bedazzled. I was kind of watching for something similar to this. I really love the way the pieces almost appear to be going over and under each other.

 

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I won't be going to Quilt Market, but will be unveiling 8 new patterns here and through distributors.  Four are reprints of my most popular magazine patterns and 4 are brand new!

I've been experimenting with quilt designs that make use of simple blocks set in different ways - where the divisions between blocks aren't always obvious.  This is definitely the case in the first of my new patterns.  It is called "Bedazzled", and its interlocking pattern is made from just one block!



Here are some close-ups....







Isn't Deborah Norris's quilting just beautiful?

Even better, those semicircles are charm pack friendly!  I used 2 Kona Pastels charm packs, but you could use your favorite prints too!

Bedazzled is 62" x 86" and will be ready to ship by mid-November.  For those who like to plan ahead, it requires:
  • Semicircles - 48 (5”) squares (2 Kona® Pastel Charm Packs)
  • Background - 2-1/2 yards (Kona® 1003 Amethyst)
  • Chains Color A - 1 yard (Kona® 1191 Lilac)
  • Chains Color B - 1 yard (Kona® 199 Cactus)
  • Inner Border - 3/4 yard (Kona® 1387 White)
  • Middle Border - 1/2 yard (Kona® 1189 Lavender)
  • Outer Border - 1-1/4 yard (Kona® 199 Cactus)
  • Binding - 3/4 yard for straight grain binding or 1-1/8 yard for bias binding (Kona® 199 Cactus)
  • Backing - 5-1/2 yards (Kona® 1189 Lavender)
  • Fusible Web - 2-3/4 yards (24” Warm Company® Steam-A-Seam 2)
  • Tear-Away Stabilizer - 2-3/4 yards (Sulky® Tear-Easy Stabilizer)
  • Appliqué Thread - 30 wt. Sulky® cotton appliqué thread
Happy sewing!
Amanda

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