Thursday, October 28, 2010

Black And White And Red All Over!

I am linking up with Finished For Friday over at Lit and Laundry, Frugalicious Friday, Feature Yourself Friday and Show And Tell Friday where you can see other interesting projects in blogland this week.
Here is the second of what will be four black and white and red quilts from my hands this year!
It is the challenge project from Quilter's Bee in Peoria, AZ.
This is the Disappearing Nine Patch [D9P] Second Generation pattern and it made up quite effectively in these colors. I did mini tut on the pattern here.
I used almost all of the fabrics in the challenge set and added quite a lot from my stash. It's what is called a "controlled scrappy" quilt, the colors are controlled but the individual fabrics are not.
These few 5" squares are all that's left from the two yards of the original challenge fabrics.
To use up more smaller pieces from stash I pieced thirty two rectangles 9"x 20" to make the interesting backing!

The quilting shows a little more on the back, it's that speedy, easy freehand square spiral.
Then to be altogether frugal I took the trimmed backing pieces and sliced them 2.25"wide for the double fold binding!
This was a very easy, simple and fast quilt and I am done just in time for show and tell at Quilter's Bee Saturday morning.
I have the baby Matthew tomorrow and I hope to get Andee's latest quilt on the LA because she needs it back quickly to enter in an art show so I will slip it in ahead of other's that aren't so time sensitive, it should be easy enough, it requires very simple quilting.


Elizabeth said...

That is gorgeous! I love the colors and the quilting -- just everything!

xo -El

Gramma 2 Many said...

One of my favorites. I absolutely love the combination of colors. You have such a good eye for color and design.

jednoiglec said...

Great quilt! I like very much black-white-red quilts (I'm bulding my stash for such quilt:).

Elaine Adair said...

I'm lovin' this D9P! Cooool!

Andee said...

Ros! It looks great, I like the back almost as much as the front! Nice job..I hope you or BJ win!

Ruby said...

Love the quilt. Great job! In my blog reader the photo gives it the appearance of being wavy. I'm sure it's the reduced size of the photo but found it an interesting view. Have you looked at it with a reducing glass from a distance? One of those optical illusions. ;0

Michelle said...

Red, black and white quilts are always stunning, and this one is no exception!

Miri said...

This is gorgeous! I just love black, white and red and these fabrics are fantastic. Such a cheery quilt. Love the back.

Thanks for the link for the 2nd generation D9P tut..somehow I missed that.

The Bloggers quilt festival is on again this week-you should stop by and add this post-its perfect!

Carol said...

It turned out great Ros! And I love the memory quilt too. xoxo Carol