Monday, January 28, 2013

My Dash of Pink

I started out looking for something to make to hang on the wall that I could look at while sitting at my computer.  This was one of the items I had listed as wanting to do on the 2013 New FO Challenge.

I found the Dash of Pink project at  www.allpeoplequilt.com which is a Better Homes and Gardens Network Site.  They have quite a few projects, patterns and how to articles and this one got my attention.  A Dash of Pink was inspired by “Dash of Summer” by designer Tara Lynn Darr.



I got the center made using only fabric from my stash and was very happy with it.  I had thought to use the pink print from the center or the churn dash block as the inner border.  When I asked hubby his opinion, he said that he liked the red one instead, so that's the one I used.



When I finished with both borders, I draped it across the back of our couch and found that I really liked it there!  I'm still working on it because I have to find fabric for the backing, but I think I'm going to have to go hunting for something else to put on my wall.  My hubby said that he like this one best of all my quilting.  I guess it will probably have to stay on the couch!

To link back to the others participating in the new 2013 New FO Challenge, click here.

6 comments:

  1. Tami, I really like your churn dash quilt. Your hubby was right, it does look like it belongs on your couch.

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  2. Love your churn dash quilt...great color

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  3. Love the pink in the middle! Great job! Looks great on the couch!

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  4. It's always nice when quilts get the "Husband Seal of Approval." It really looks great on your couch. I have to agree with your husband. The red in the border really works well.

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  5. That is so pretty. Great idea adding that little bit of color.

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