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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.
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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 
added the 1" blocks to create a scrappy border.

I washed this when I was finished so it gets that 
wrinkly, worn look where the fabric sinks into it's stitches...


Echo quilting creates some fun texture and dimension 
to a quilt block...I also did some in 
the ditch quilting to the 1" scrappy border.

 
                              The navy blue solid helped pop the printed fabric designs and gives the eye a place to rest...

                  

You can enjoy seeing the whole 
Trish and Birdie Fabric collection


I loved playing with this fun color palette... 
the colors work so well together.
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Trish and Birdie Fabric
 has the cutest turtles, flowers and birds.
I can see some cute girls clothing out of this fabric.


You can purchase Trish and Birdie Fabric
 at your local quilt shop!

Thanks so much for stopping by to enjoy...

Happy Sewing!

Jina xoxo

                       
Be sure to visit the list of bloggers below for details on what they have designed with "Trish and Birdie Fabric!

Check out #trishandbirdiefabric and #sweetbeefabrics 
on Instagram to keep up with the fun!
Thursday 16-Aug    Jina Barney Jina's World of Quilting @jinabarney
Wednesday 17-Aug   Becky Vandenberg Be So Crafty @be_so_crafty
Monday 20-Aug   Andy Knowlton A Bright Corner @abrightcorner
Tuesday 21-Aug   Allison Dutton Allison Sews @allisonsews
Friday 24-Aug   Missy Luukkonen The little Green Bean @thelittlegreenbean
Thursday 23-Aug   Cassie Massolia Lily Shine Creates @lilyshinecreates
Monday 27-Aug   Erin Hamilton Piper's Girls @pipersgirls
Tuesday 28-Aug   Sherry Shish Powered By Quilting @poweredbyquilting
Wednesday 29-Aug   Stephanie Jacobson Steph Jacobson Designs @stephjacobsondesigns

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