skopelos fabric by katarina roccella for art gallery fabrics with Jumping jacks pattern by Sharon McConnell
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Giveaway, Quilting Interest

Skopelos Fabric and Pattern Giveaway!

Last month I had the opportunity to sew with this beautiful new fabric collection by Katarina Roccella for Art Gallery Fabrics, Skopelos. For the blog tour to roll out the collection and give some inspiration for using the fabrics, I made a variation on my Jumping Jacks pattern. Read full post, Here. In the original pattern, I used lots of scraps in bright primary colors with black and white as the secondary design. For my quilt with the Skopelos fabric, you can see it looks completely different just by turning the blocks in a different orientation. This is a versatile pattern,...

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Jumping Jacks quilt by Color Girl, Sharon McConnell, with fabrics by Art Gallery Fabrics, skopelos
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Finished Quilts, Jumping Jacks Quilt, Quilting Interest

Skopelos Fabric Showcase Quilt

Welcome to my stop on the tour to showcase Katarina Rocella's new fabric collection, Skopelos, for Art Gallery Fabrics. It was quite by accident that I ended up taking part in two of these hops back to back, and it has made for quite a whirlwind sewing month of April! (Visit my post on my quilt made for Pat Bravo, with her new collection, Etno). For my Skopelos quilt, I made a throw size using blocks from my Jumping Jacks pattern. Since I made the original Jumping Jacks quilt, I have wanted to do another with the blocks oriented in...

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Jumping Jacks quilt pattern in skopelos fabric for Art Gallery Fabrics
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Quilting Interest, Work in progress

Quilts in Progress: Skopelos Fabrics

I am working on a project that seems like it has been planned for ages! Last fall, when Art Gallery Fabrics was previewing their new fabric collections, I fell in love with Skopelos by Katarina Rocella. I submitted a quilt design idea to one of the magazine editors I work with, then I worked on other quilts for over six months with this quilt always on my to-do list. Waiting for the fabric to arrive.... Finally, happily, that quilt just needs binding and will be shipped off for official photography this week. But, in the process of all this, I...

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