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Trish and Birdie Fabric Tour

I'm so excited to be the first stop on Deane Beesley's  "Trish and Birdie Fabric Tour!

This is the sweetest fabric line with beautiful  navy blues, whimsical greens,  yummy oranges, soft pinks and pastel yellows...


I've been wanting to make this paper pieced rose for a while... every time I see this rose I just love it! You can find the free pattern at Jitka Design Inc.
This is a paper pieced pattern...Jitka Clement  has a wonderful tutorial showing how she  sews the rose pieces together.

So as I continued to play with these fun prints I wanted to make a fabric basket also.  I thought it would be a fun place to store fabrics. *** The center block is a 6" square. The strips are cut 2". 
I used the quilt as you go method to create the outside pieces for this fabric basket. 
The method of quilt as you go is just that...  you sew a piece onto your batting and  then stitch every 1/4"...giving you a finished  quilted product.

I did some echo quilting around the rose and then  add…