My turn for...Blog Hop for Scrappy Improv Quilting

 



Today is the day........My turn on the Scrappy Improv Quilting blog hop for Kelly Young @My Quilt Infatuation. My quilt is the "Improv Chapel Window" quilt. Very stained glass like improv scraps. Kelly used solids in the book for this quilt and I decided to use whatever was in my scrap bin. I made a sunrise rainbow-like style going from light to dark fabrics. I think it has a sunlight feel!

 Measures 22" x 22"  

Kelly's book is filled with improv mini quilts with easy to follow instructions. Kelly is a hero of mine when it comes to using up scraps after making beautiful quilts and this book really puts those scraps to good use! If you follow Kelly's blog you will often come across a post where she uses up ALL her remaining scraps from a quilt. I dream of being able to do that some day. 


Check out all the blog hop schedule so far: 

Scrappy Improv Quilting Blog Tour Schedule-
9/29- Chapel WindowKris @ Sew Sunshine (ME!)

           Winter FrostLeanne @ Devoted Quilter 


 I used the diamond window as inspiration for my quilting for this mini. I think it worked well. 


 

 

I had quite a bit of fun out taking photos of this little cutie. 

     

I had this crazy piece of fabric perfect for a backing to my stained glass window. 

Kelly gives you help on finishing and binding the mini quilts as well as help with displaying. Her directions are easy and I love the beautiful photos of each of the 22 Mini quilts in this book. You can purchase the book HERE

Don't forget to check with the rest of the blog hop tour coming up:

9/29-
           Winter FrostLeanne @ Devoted Quilter

10/4- HeartstruckRebecca Grace @ Rebecca Grace Quilting
           Star SpangledChristine @ Triangles & Squares

10/6- Birds of a FeatherPreeti @ Sew Preeti Quilts
           Fall FoliageSusan @ Quilt Fabrication

10/11- OrnamentalGail @ Quilting Gail
            Churn, Churn, ChurnCynthia @ Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

10/13- Sunset CrossingKate @ Katie Mae Quilts
             Positivity- Sarah @ Sarah Goer Quilts

10/18- All Dressed UpLinda @ Flourishing Palms
             ShockwaveAnne-Marie @ Stories From the Sewing Room


Thanks for stopping by!

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NTT @MyQuilt Infatuation (kelly)

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Comments

Your Chapel Window mini is absolutely gorgeous, Kris! I love the colors of scraps you used. It really does look like light filtering through a window, and your photo shoot is just perfect. Thank you SO much for participating in the Scrappy Improv Quilting blog hop.

:) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation
Susan said…
Chapel Window looks great! It really stands out on that white door - I almost thought it was stained glass!
Debbie said…
What a terrific design and I love your scrappy version!
I love your version, in true scrap style!!! Super fun photos, too, Kris!!!
Pat said…
awesome finish with perfect quilting!
Deb said…
Wow , I really need to see that beauty and it really kicked up my sew jo!
Thank you so much for sharing! I will be inspired for the week!
Beautiful! I wouldn't have thought that the prints would work, but they look great in this design and still convey the idea of stained glass. Well done!
Anonymous said…
I love this idea, the stained glass look with the rainbow colors is so refreshing.
Rebecca Grace said…
Love the black diamond grid quilting and YES — the color and light gradation does make it look like sunrise from inside a cathedral! Beautiful.

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