Friday, September 4, 2009

The start of something...wonky!

Does everyone know about the great quilting groups on flickr? Below is a sneak peek of my fabric strips for the Old Red Barn Wonky Log Cabin Quiltalong led by John (Quilt Dad). Take a look and consider joining in the fun. They are all Amy Butler, but from at least five different lines: Gypsy Caravan, Charm, Temple Flowers, Midwest Modern 2, and Daisy Chain. Can't wait to see how they look as wonky log cabins.

Now I’m off to shower (finally) and get ready for a quick trip to the beach house. We leave in a couple of hours and will host extended family for a day at the beach and fabulous dinner (featuring grilled salmon, caught by my husband, and marinated flank steak) tomorrow, then back to town for a wedding on Sunday. I hope to be able to squeeze in a little sewing sometime!

And don’t forget about my Anna Maria Horner fabric giveaway. Just look at the post below this one. See you soon!

With wishes, true and kind -- Joan


  1. Thanks for that link Joan, I'm off to check it out. Your quilt will look wonderful in all that Amy Butler goodness, it looks beautiful just laid out in strips on your table!!! xo

  2. Looks like that is going to be a terrific quilt! MMMMMM... that meal sounds delish! Have a great time at the beach!

  3. Your fabric choices are stunning! I love them! I love Amy Butler, so pretty much anything made with her stuff is okay by me!

  4. i love your fabric choices joan...i did not like the previous quiltalong as much because so many people were going with the fabric range that dana used...very unoriginal i thought ...there were so many that were near identical...may as well just go to the mall and get one

    yours will look original...yeah!

  5. Joan - those are some great colors you chose for the log cabin blocks. I would love to get started on this quilt a long but need to finish a few things up first.

    Have a great dinner! Sounds wonderful.

  6. the strips will make a fabulous log cabin. Looking forward to seeing the progress.

  7. HI Joan! Hey, your strips should make a very nice wonky cabin quilt. I signed on for John's quilt too~but I'm a bit behind. Love your hexagon quilt and those great pillows! I'll be adding you to my blog list so I can peek at your projects!

  8. Joan, hope you all had a great live that close to the beach...ahhhh!

    Love the start of your new quilt and can't wait to watch it grow!

  9. I can't wait to see your wonky cabins, it's going to be a knockout!...would love to quilt along w/y'all, but I have 3 quilts going already, gonna have to file that away in the "quilts I'm going to make someday" file...can't wait!