Jun 8, 2011

Work-in-Progress ~ Easy as Pie Quilt

I finally got the itch to make another quilt after reading about this one on Crazy Mom Quilts. I loved the look of hers and how easy it seemed to be. (And so far so good! Just imagine it without the wrinkles...)
 I used a lot of fabrics that I had in my stash, but did make a fabric run for a few more, since I didn't have enough in this color scheme.

Below is what I started with. The first picture shows the fabrics I definitely wanted/had to use.
 These pieces were ones I wasn't too sure about...but ended up using anyway.
I still needed more. So I bought these, which I think 
are really pretty.
 I threw in a couple Mickey Mouse squares for my kids.
 And now that the top is done, I need to get to work basting the quilt sandwich. I am not sure when I'm going to get to it because we have a busy couple weeks ahead of us here, but I'm hoping to do it soon. Trust me, I'll be thinking about it! I actually go to bed thinking about my projects-in-progress.  Like, Will this fabric go well with this one? And I also imagine myself doing things like piecing and basting - like actually going through the motions. Do other people do this too??
I'm happy to be linking up here today!
WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


  1. Hey Mary Jo! I really like the quilt. The Easy as Pie Quilt is one that I'd like to make someday too....it's on my list! Ha-ha! I like all of your fabric choices. I used that red & white circle one for a dress I made - you can see it here: http://craftersnotebook.blogspot.com/2011/03/last-dress-for-now.html - I love that print!

    I'm always thinking about my sewing projects and how I never have enough time to do as many as I would like to do!!

  2. I love easy; and pie. Ain't nothing wrong with pie! Yours is very cute! I may modify this one for a baby quilt!

  3. Your quilt is beautiful, I love the red-blue combination, and the different fabrics prints makes it very interesting, well done!

  4. I love this quilt! That sugar and spice fabric is sweet! Thanks for reminding me of crazy moms great quilt tut.

  5. Love the vintage look to it, the top picture really shows it.


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