Redwork Meets Bluework by Legacy Patterns

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“I have always been drawn to two-colored quilts and embroidered projects. I love doing handwork, stitchery, handquilting, embroidery and punch needle. This is really what inspired me to create this next line. The prints are adapted from vintage swatches circa 1880s. There is a mix of ground shades. The crisper whiter grounds represent my interpretation of what the fabrics would have been in their original state. The tea stained grounds are how the grounds appear now in the original vintage swatches. I wanted to give people the option of ground shades, a newer look or a vintage look. Quilters can also choose to combine the ground shades to give more depth in their projects. If you look at a vintage quilt you will notice that there is a lot of variation in the background because of how fabrics age differently over time.”

“This collection is not limited to traditional Redwork and Bluework and two-color quilts. The original concept was to design two distinct color groupings, however, they can be mixed and matched to create wonderful Americana themed, Quilts of Valor and other patriotic projects.”

Anna's Runner Blue

Here Audrey Wright, designer of Legacy Patterns, shows us a few of the blocks from her Anna’s Runner pattern.

Anna's Runner Red

Kits and fabrics are shipping now. Make sure to ask for the collection, Redwork Meets Bluework, at your local, independent quilt shop!

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Lynette-Anderson

#quiltwithlove with Lynette Anderson

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Lynette Anderson got into quilting when she worked on her baby quilt for her first born. She has the quilt still and used it as an inspiration for her new pattern, which will be available on her website soon. She has recently reworked her design to incorporate fabrics from her fabrics lines with RJR; Bread and Butter and Pocket Full of Daisies. I love the crib size baby quilt, the stitchery is lovely.

SKU’s used are: Floral 2002-003, Stripe 2007-001, and Grey 2407-001.

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Share with us your first quilt design and #quilwithlove story to be entered in to win a fat quarter bundle of some of her Bread and Butter collection.

Second entry is if you sign-up for Lynette Anderson’s newsletter and leave a comment here.

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Mini Quilt Dresden Design by Alissa from @goldshoegirl

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Amazing mini by Alissa of Gold Shoe Girl featuring our upcoming Everything but the Kitchen Sink due out this fall! Visit her blog to see how the project came together plus a chance to win a FQ bundle of the fabrics she used.

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Make sure to head on over to her blog page for a tutorial on how to put the project together and for a chance to win a fat quarter bundle!

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#whatshaderu blog hop with Persimon Dreams

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Hi everyone! This is Kim Lapacek from Persimon Dreams. I’m super excited to be apart of the #whatshaderu blog hop!

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photo taken by Friends in Photography

My family owns and operates an apple orchard in the fall. When I picked my colors from the gorgeous selection of Cotton Supreme Solids I went with a pallette of reds, oranges, greens, and blues to go along with the apple orchard theme.

Fun with Boutique Brights

Sue Marsh, of Whislepig Creek Designs, creates fun, whimsical patterns. The fun kid patterns that she designs with Boutique Brights only adds to the creative nature of the patterns.

WoodlandStuftNapper

This fun pattern, Woodland and Stuft Napper, is a fun sleeper for any child sleepover.

LionBackpack

With schools starting now or at least very soon, Sue has some fun backpack patterns. The start of Kindergarten couldn’t be more exciting.

Apple Hill Farm by Kids Quilts

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Rachael’s home near Wanaka in New Zealand’s South Island is neighbored by a farm, which is what inspired the mother-daughter duo to choose apples as their theme for their next line. Christine’s daily foraging for wild apples with her grandchildren inspired her to infuse the line with apple trees and apples, and she spared no design.

Apple Hill Farm by Kids Quilts

The quilt is a kit project, designed by Kids Quilts, Fun On The Farm (9653-38) – designed for boys and girls alike. Fun on the Farm captures the spirit of Apple Hill Farm in vibrant colors and crisp white borders. This crib quilt is easy to finish and perfect for a beginning quilter wanting to learn raw edge appliqué. It finishes at 44 by 53 inches.

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Greetings from Patrick Lose from the Iowa State Fair

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One of my quilt designs featuring my “White Christmas” collection displayed at the Iowa State Fair. I knew the sledding snowmen print would be great as a fussy-cut fabric and from what I’ve seen from those using it, we all had the same idea smile emoticon Quilted by the insanely talented Jessica Gamez. Please visit Jessica’s Quilting Studio on Facebook.

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