Scrappy Pandemic

I have a funny story about this quilt. Once I had a few blocks made and thought it was turning out really nice, I decided to submit it to the magazines. They had requested scrappy quilts, and I already got the word my initial Quarantine quilt had been selected. I submitted this one before I started sewing the blocks together. After a day's work, I started sewing the rows together and each block was 1/2-3/4" off! I couldn't believe I had messed them up so bad! Immediately I went to my computer and shot off an email requesting they remove it from their considerations because my piecing was not up to their standards and I was so sorry I had submitted it before putting it together. A coup

Quarantine 2

I submitted Quarantine 1 scrap quilt to the magazines and haven't heard if they want to use it or not, so I am not at liberty to show it yet. However, I can show this one. This is the most complex paper pieced quilt I've ever attempted. I am loving it so much, I decided to hang it in the sewing room before I put it on a bed. I used Bonnie Hunter's paper pieced pattern, Wild and Goosey, but I put it in a different setting. One I saw someone else use. I used a pantograph called Plummage, on overall feathery pantograph. After making this one, I believe I'd like to try another paper pieced pattern. I'll just have to convince myself not to be so obsessive about finishing it. I made this top

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