Friday, April 1, 2011

I am SEW ready for this Quilt!

I managed to cut out all of the pieces for my newest quilting project. It's been too long since I've completed a bed size quilt and I so love these French inspired fabrics!

Hubby & I made our first trip to Paris this past September and we fell in love with the City of Lights!
We enjoyed walking thru it's beautiful streets,parks and pathways.
So I've chosen to name this quilt - Strolling thru Paris.
Next week I'll begin sewing the blocks together.
This should prove to be a fast & fun quilt to assemble.

every Quilt tells a story...


  1. Oh Doreen what a perfect name for your quilt and the fabric is just gorgeous ! You are going to be amazed how quickly you will finish this quilt !

  2. Hello Doreen,

    Beautiful collection of fabrics for your new project. You are so organized with your cut pieces all stacked up neat and tidy. Wonderful idea for the name of your quilt!


  3. Hi Doreen...
    Loving this group of fabrics. it is going to be a beautiful quilt and you will have wonderful memories of Paris.
    I am really enjoying seeing the Civil War quilt coming together. Each block is so pretty. and your Dear Jane...just gorgeous! There are several gals in our city making them this year...I haven't seen them yet...

    Have a wonderful weekend...
    Hugs, Nancy

  4. I can't wait to see this quilt. Black, white and red are colors I long to work with but am a little scared. And I also love Paris and France and European things.

  5. Great collection. It will be a quilt to remind of your trip.

  6. Hi, thanks for your comment on flickr: Little Blue Basket!! The idea with the "flowers" came from "americanhomestead"!! And I am glad that there were the right fabric in my stash!!
    Greetings from Germany from Regina

  7. Sometimes I think the hardest part is cutting out all the fabrics, the fabrics look so enticing ready and waiting to be pieced.

  8. I cant' wait to see this quilt come together. It is going to be so pretty.

  9. Hallo, danke für Deinen Kommentar auf "Deutsch"!! Habe mich gefreut!! Woher kannst Du es so gut??
    Liebe Grüße von Regina

  10. Romantic name for a quilt made with romantic fabrics!! Can't wait to see it.

  11. This is going to be a fabulous quilt in the Hot Cross pattern. I really look forward to seeing it. Love the fabrics.

  12. Doreen, I can't wait to see it!! My Pom Pom de Paris is in progressing nicely. We both have Paris memories :)

  13. Hi Doreen, what a beautiful fabric, looking forward seeing your pattern for this lovely black and white. I love your Civil War blocks and your DJ blocks. Are you doing Clamshells as well?

  14. I LOVE the fabric w/the French text. Did you find that in France or the US? I would so like to find some. Thanks.
    Madame Tut


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