treasure map quilt by sharon mcconnell, modern patchwork cross block with bright colors
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Finished Quilts

“Treasure” finds new home

This is the original quilt I made for my "treasure map" pattern at the first of this year. It is made with fabrics from "Mod Century" fabric designed by Jenn Ski for Moda. I am very proud and flattered that Jenn Ski herself has purchased this quilt for her collection! wow. Cleo and I took it to the park today for a photo shoot before we mail it off tomorrow. One of my favorite parts of this quilt is the quilting...sashiko style in black thread in criss-cross pattern around the "x" shapes. Cleo, my pup It feels a bit strange to let it go....

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treasure map quilt by Sharon McConnell for color girl quilts, modern cross quilt
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Finished Quilts

Treasure Map Quilt

I have a new pattern to introduce to you! (and I will give some away, too)  I have finished the Treasure Map quilt and pattern, and now have it in my shop. This design is perfect for using either a layer cake or fat eight bundle (I used the fabric collection "Mod Century" from Moda) along with some solids for a modern look. The solids in my quilt are linen/cotton blend and I like the texture that they lend. The pattern includes instructions for a small lap quilt or crib quilt (54" x 56"). I backed mine with flannel to make it...

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treasure map quilt by Sharon McConnell for color girl quilts, modern cross quilt
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Work in progress

Treasure Map Quilt

So, I have been working hard to meet my goal of finishing a quilt this month: the one using my Mod Century bundle combined with the Essex linens and shot cottons. I am actually on target to finish two, since I am binding my jewel box quilt, too! here are some blocks sewn, but not squared up. I finished trimming all 48 blocks today and hope to start  putting them together tomorrow. I am calling it treasure map in honor of the little pirate in my life. kind of funny: we found a show on Smithsonian channel this afternoon about the...

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