What We’re Making! Flying Geese Quilt

What We’re Making! Flying Geese Quilt

By on Apr 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

This sweet little Flying Geese quilt was made using the free tutorial found here. It measures 36″ x 45″ and is the perfect size for a small lap quilt or a toddler quilt. This is the stack of fabric I started with. A mix of tomato red, lime green, aqua, turquoise, orchid-y pink, fuchsia and navy prints. Most the of the fabric I chose is monochromatic. I...

Read More
BOOK: The Applique Book by Casey York

BOOK: The Applique Book by Casey York

By on Mar 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Welcome to Day 2 of the blog hop for The Appliqué Book: Traditional Techniques, Modern Style by Casey York! Casey York has followed up her first book, Modern Appliqué Illusions, with a comprehensive guide for applique technique called, The Appliqué Book. In her new book, Casey covers seven different appliqué methods including: needle turn, raw edge, reverse...

Read More
What Goes With What? Woodland Clearing by Liesl Gibson

What Goes With What? Woodland Clearing by Liesl Gibson

By on Feb 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 26 comments

What solids coordinate with Woodland Clearing by Liesl Gibson? Kona Cotton: ivory, amber, peach, salmon, aqua, azure, cloud, slate and chocolate. Cambridge Lawn Solids: ivory, gold, peach, mint, smoke and chocolate. Woodland Clearing is a fresh and sophisticated fabric line by Liesl Gibson for Robert Kaufman. This collection is filled with delicate watercolors...

Read More
What Goes With What? Good Hair Day by Kim Andersson

What Goes With What? Good Hair Day by Kim Andersson

By on Jan 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

  What solids coordinate with Good Hair Day by Kim Andersson? Kona cotton in coal, bone, ice peach, salmon, navy, torch, pool, canary and cerise.     Good Hair Day is Kim Andersson’s second line of fabric for Windham Fabrics featuring playfully sophisticated hair bows, combs and bobby pins. This fabric line has a fabulous retro color scheme...

Read More
Flying Geese Block Tutorial

Flying Geese Block Tutorial

By on Jan 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | 5 comments

I was inspired to turn my Winter Brights bundle into a flock of colorful geese! I’ve added a coloring page below that you can print and color at home. It’s a simple but dynamic quilt design using only Flying Geese blocks. Nothing fancy, but so rewarding. Flying Geese is a versatile quilt block found in many quilt designs either as a single block repeated...

Read More
Pink Chalk Exclusive: Winter Brights

Pink Chalk Exclusive: Winter Brights

By on Jan 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

  Now that the holiday decorations are put away the house feels plain and empty. I need a project that brightens everything up. This color palette of navy, fuchsia, turquoise, lime and tomato cuts right through the dark winter days. Introducing an exclusive collection called Winter Brights available for a limited time from The Intrepid Thread. Let’s take...

Read More
Highlight: Kona Color of the Year

Highlight: Kona Color of the Year

By on Dec 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 27 comments

  A photo posted by robertkaufman (@robertkaufman) on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:02am PST After two weeks of anticipation, Robert Kaufman announced their color of the year yesterday. It’s a bright, sunny, “unabashedly” yellow called Highlight. They posted it on their blog and instagram and they’ve also included a lookbook with several quilts...

Read More
Giveaway: Carkai + Coordinates

Giveaway: Carkai + Coordinates

By on Dec 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 237 comments

  It didn’t take long for me to cut into that new pile of fabric! So far my favorite thing about Carkai is all the different combinations you can make with the prints. I really like how the blues and greens look together. There are a lot of different shades and tones and which makes it easy to get a cohesive look without being too matchy-matchy. I pulled...

Read More
What goes with what? Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander

What goes with what? Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander

By on Dec 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 13 comments

One of my favorite features that Kathy and Diana posted was called, “What goes with what?” Every couple of weeks they would share a new collection of fabric along with an assortment of solids in coordinating colors. If you are a long-time reader of Pink Chalk, you will notice we are doing things a little differently. We are continuing to highlight and...

Read More
Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch

By on Dec 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 66 comments

I’m super excited to announce the passing of the Pink Chalk torch to fellow modern quilter Adrianne Ove of Little Bluebell. I will leave it to Adrianne to share her plans for where things go from here, but I will tell you I love the direction and her creative vision. I am certain it will be an inspired contribution to the online community of modern quilting....

Read More