lagom quilt, curved piecing modern quilt with Art Gallery Fabrics by Color Girl Quilts
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Favorites, Finished Quilts, Published Work

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. 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...

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indigo quilt design by Sharon McConnell with curved piecing and Moda Fabrics
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Quilting Interest, Work in progress

Indigo Mini Quilt Top, Done!

  Last week I showed you the beginnings of this cute little quilt and now I have it finished! My first finished top of 2017. I started with a layer cake (10" squares) of the Aubade Song to Dawn collection from Moda Fabrics. This is an entire collection of basic prints in only blue and white and gray. I wanted to try some very small curved orange peel shapes, keeping the center fabric in tact.   I decided for the start of this year to work on a series of small quilts. This is partly due to a larger project I am working...

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blue and white curved piecing quilt by Sharon McConnell
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Quilting Interest, Work in progress

Quilting in Blue and White

I am starting a new series of quilts for patterns in 2017 and they will have lots of fun new ways to use my favorite curved piecing! This week I started something new and something I haven't done in a long time: a two color quilt. I had a layer cake of this collection of all blues and gray/white prints (Moda Fabrics, 2016), so I thought, "why not just keep them together and go with a monochromatic scheme?". Blue and white is a perennial favorite and I figured it would challenge me a bit to keep my project to such...

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