Monday, May 4, 2020

May OMG : Zelda quilt

Hi everyone! I've been so inspired by all the quilting that the OMG gang does that I've decided to try my hand at a quilt for the first time in, oh, 20 years.

I was browsing in a fabric store a couple of years ago and my husband -- who loves video games -- pointed out these cool fabrics. So we bought a yard of each and then -- OF COURSE -- it just went into the stash.


So I decided to sketch out a very simple 9-patch design and I'm going to attempt to at least make the flimsy this month. As a stretch, I could get it pinned together. I know a lot of quilters could take my simple design and turn it around in a day, but we'll see how I do. Maybe it's like riding a bike?

The One Monthly Goal link-up is organized by Elm Street Quilts with the idea that we can just focus on one task and make progress. You can see all the new May projects -- or add your own -- on the Goal Setting page. (You can also see how people did in April on the Finish Party page!)




4 comments:

  1. That is a great challenge for May! I spent some time on mine yesterday. I am so looking forward to using up most of the half square triangle snips I have saved from other projects. It will be great to have those little fruit trays empty!

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  2. I'm glad you've joined us this month! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project.

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  3. Lovely fabrics. Good luck with making the quilt, and when in doubt, youtube is a great help.

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  4. You know your projects stand out of the herd. There is something special about them. It seems to me all of them are really brilliant! päikeseprillid

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