Monday, May 6, 2013

Texty Churn Dash Quilt

I am so in love with my new quilt. I finished it early last month but haven't been able to blog about it until now. Hubby got me a new laptop for our 8 year anniversary (yay!!) so I'll be able to blog more and work on some new patterns.

For this quilt, I made twenty 12" blocks using a variety of pink, yellow, grey and texty fabrics. I have always loved the churn dash block and have used it on smaller projects like bags and pouches but decided it was time to make a cozy quilt out of them. I really enjoyed fussy cutting some of my favorite prints for the centers of each block. I think my favorite block is the yellow dog print with the pink frame. Why are Heather Ross prints so adorable?!?

Quilt Stats
block: church dash
fabrics used: variety of designer prints (heather ross, melody miller, echino, etc)
completed size: approx. 48" x 60"
binding: machine stitched in front, hand stitched in back
quilting: vertical straight lines along seams


  1. This quilt is so special! I love how you did fussy cuts in the center of each block. That is so funny but the dog is my favorite too! (and I am 100% a cat person)

  2. love love love love this quilt Bonnie!You did such a wonderful job!! I'm sure you'll have the best quiet time reading your favorite books while snuggling under this cutie!!

  3. It's so so awesome Bonnie. I Love it!

  4. Oh my goodness!!! I LOVE it so!!! Well done you - what a huge success!!! I'd love to have a go at making a proper quilt one day.....

  5. I seriously love this quilt! I think I've told you that enough on Instagram! lol it's fabulous!

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  7. This is a sensational quilt! I love the color combinations - very brave and successful! I'm working on a star piece with text backgrounds right now too - it's so much fun. You will reach for this quilt often!

  8. This is gorgeous! Seriously, I am crushing on this quilt!

  9. Beautiful! I love the text prints as block backgrounds and really love all the pink! I have a bunch of pink fabrics that I am saving for a project and this one is inspiring!


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  11. This is adorable! Churn dash is one of my favorite old fashioned patterns

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