Welcome all you Sassy quilters! Today is the final stop on the Stash Statement Blog Tour.
I was so excited when Kelly@My Quilt Infatuation asked me to participate! This is Kelly Young’s new book called Stash Statement. It is all about improv… and to be honest improv is not something I have done a lot of, but I have a ton of scraps and was ready to try her technique.
I created a quilt from Kelly’s Bonus Pattern called Take Flight.
I decided to make a mini version of this quilt and reversed the improv areas with the solid wings.
Mine finishes at 26 x 28.
I just loved how bright and colorful the improv turned out. It was very easy and free spirited. Playing with all your old scraps reminds you of the quilts you’ve made…and that makes me smile!
I quilted it with an all over stipple… used a light gray on the background areas and a darker gray on the wings. I really wanted you to focus on the piecing and color more that the quilting.
And…. never forget your label!
This is the original version by Kelly@My Quilt Infatuation.
The original pattern finishes at 55 x 60.
So if you have been dying to give improv a try…this is the book for you. She has an easy approach to making some fun and beautiful quilts!
If you missed any of the previous stops on the blog tour you can find them in the list below:
Stash Statement Blog Tour Schedule
4/16- Grand Bazaar Shelley @ Cora’s Quilts
Connie @ Freemotion by the River
4/23- Louvered Lindsey @ Primrose Cottage Quilts
4/30- Precarious Jess @ Quilty Habit
5/7- Beach Retreat Sarah @ Sarah Goer Quilts
5/14- Fire Pit Alison @ Little Bunny Quilts
5/21- Detour Laura @ Slice of Pi Quilts
Shelley @ The Carpenter’s Daughter Who Quilts
5/28- Murrina Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl
6/4- Scattered Jayne @ Twiggy and Opal
Christine @ Triangles and Squares
6/11- Bloom Chicka Boom Chris @ made by ChrissieD
Michelle @ From Bolt to Beauty
6/18- Regatta Susan @ Quilt Fabrication
6/25- Catch a Falling Star Cynthia @ Quilting is More Fun Than Housework
7/2- College Prep Hilary @ by Hilary Jordan
7/9- Take Flight (free bonus pattern) Kelli @ Seriously, I Think It Needs Stitches
Paula @ The Sassy Quilter(You are Here!)
Keep it Sassy♥
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Your mini is so fantastic, Paula! I love the improv wings so much! Thank you again for helping me launch my book!
Well done. Your version is wonderful.
Beautiful work Paula! I just dropped in as I am reflecting on those of us who took part in the new blogger hop way back when. Glad to see you are still quilting on!
I still remember everyone who started together too! Great group of people. You have done so well! Way to stick with it:)
Hi Paula, I had lost you – I was trying to remember the name of your blog and could not for the life of me. I just found you again today in my Bloglovin’ rollcall. I still have my triangle quilt to sew that I started when you did a QAL. I’ll still get it done someday – lots has happened since then. I’m thrilledto have reconnected as I had always enjoyed your blog and all your enthusiasm. Hope is all. When I saw your quilt – I saw two people head to head. It’s amazing how people see different things. As always = amazing job. Looking forward to staying connected now that I have found you again. I need to have more positive posts in my roll.
Awww! Thanks so much:) Reach out anytime! Loved all those triangle quilts❤️
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