Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Fenced In

This is my version of Fenced In, a pattern by Elizabeth Hartman that is in her book "The Practical Guide to Patchwork." I made it as the sample for the Modern Quilting class I'm teaching beginning later this month at Sewn Studio.

I had a mini photo shoot yesterday at the Museum of Appalachia in Norris, Tennessee. We were on our way home with a visit from my in-laws and we always stop there on our way back to Ohio.

I thought it was apropros to hang the quilt, which is a modern take on the traditional Rail Fence pattern, over a split rail fence.

I even made my little helpers pose in front of the quilt for a few pictures.

But they were much more interested in the farm animals there, like this cute little goat.

Fenced In is a great pattern. The instructions are very easy to follow and the quilt came together quickly. I think it works well for both those who are new at quilting, as well as those who are more experienced who want to construct a quilt with a visually bold pattern in not a lot of time.

For my sample I used a mix of fabrics from Tula Pink's Parisville line, Anna Maria Horner's Innocent Crush, and Amy Butler's Soul Blossoms, with a Moda Bella solid as the sashing and borders, all from Sewn Studio.

For more information on the Intro to Modern Quilting class I'm teaching, please contact Sewn Studio at 513-321-0600, by email at youcan@sewnstudio.com or on their Facebook page.


Jessica said...

wow, it's gorgeous! can't wait for class to start :)

What She Quilted said...

That is fantastic! I wish I was close enough for the class, but I will be checking out that book!

Autumn Hathaway said...

Those are great colors. Good luck with the class. Cute kids.

Jane said...

What a perfect way and the perfect place to showplace your quilt! Nice job!

amy smart said...

Beautiful quilt and love the pictures too! Good luck with all the final Market prep - I'm really excited to meet you later this week, Heather!

June Pfaff Daley said...

LOVE it! But are you sure it's "easy"??! Can't wait to take the class! : )

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