You may have seen my Facebook post about joining in with the Spring Petals Quilt ALong (QAL) hosted by Julie @ The Crafty Quilter. I had not joined a QAL before and
jumped at the chance to join reasoned that even though I committed to finishing all of my WIPs and UFOs, I ought to experience a QAL; after all it’s one of those 3-letter quilting thingies. And I am still finishing the other projects. So, as is the case all too often, I started a new project.
The plan for the QAL was/is:
- April 4 Pattern available as a free pdf; pick out your fabrics (you can visit Julie’s site for the pattern and such)
- April 10 Cutting and piecing
- April 17 Applique
- April 24 Basting and quilting
- May 1 Binding
- May 8 Final thoughts and Linky Party
- June 7 Giveaway winners announced
Here is the inspirational fabric for the Roses table topper. I have just a small amount left from a baby quilt I made about 5 years ago, and I cannot find more of this fabric anywhere.
Here are most of the fabrics I used for background, petals, flower center, accents and binding.
Here is the completed piece, Roses (24″).
I had been wanting to make something with petals, a trending pattern in the world of quilting, so now I can check that off the
bucket I-want-to-do list. Julie, the Crafty Quilter provided the table topper pattern and basic instructions for free plus professional, week-by-week (that’s the “ALong” part) Tips and Techniques with various options for each step of the process. I suggest you visit her webpage to see her pretty work.
~ Love, Isabella