lagom quilt, curved piecing modern quilt with Art Gallery Fabrics by Color Girl Quilts
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New! Lagom in Simply Moderne Magazine

I have been so anxious to share a new quilt with you! The latest issue of Simply Moderne magazine is here and so is the Lagom quilt, my new (and current favorite) design for curved piecing lovers.Simply Moderne quilt magazine issue 10

If you have been reading here for long, you know I love orange peel quilts. I think the shape is a lot of fun to sew and you can create a variety of interesting designs. For a bit over a year, I have also been really into adding black to my quilts. So when I saw the Lagom fabric collection from Art Gallery Fabrics in 2016, I knew I wanted to make a simple graphic quilt with my favorite curvy shape.lagom quilt, curved piecing modern quilt with Art Gallery Fabrics by Color Girl Quilts

The Lagom collection is all prints in black, white, and gray, plus bits of baby blue and pink. I am not one to usually use such a limited palette, but I decided to take a cue from the fabrics and go with only those colors. I did add a few other prints from my Art Gallery stash, but kept it all within those colors. The solids are also a mix of blues and pinks. This was one of those cases when I thought, “why use just one, when I can use six?” (-:  I think the variety in the solids adds a lot of interest to the quilt.lagom quilt, curved piecing modern quilt with Art Gallery Fabrics by Color Girl Quilts

My sample was quilted by Darby Myers of Quilted Squid and finished with Hobbs’ Batting. I used Aurifil thread for all my piecing, as usual. I love how the simple quilting adds texture and a bit of whimsy. And black and white stripe binding? always a good idea in my book.

Look for issue 10 of Simply Moderne magazine at newsstands and craft stores everywhere. I would love to see how you make Lagom your own. I think there are a lot of possibilities in this design. The magazine includes instructions to make a quilt like mine, including templates for cutting, but you can also use your Classic Curves Ruler for quicker and accurate cutting.

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3 thoughts on “New! Lagom in Simply Moderne Magazine

  1. Cheryl says:

    This is stunning, Sharon. I definitely will look for this issue of “Simply Moderne.”

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  3. Ann Troutman says:

    Is the a pattern that can bee purchased for this quilt?

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