I just loved making this quilt!!! Those blocks were so much fun to piece and I just loved the challenge of all of those wonderful points to line up and make pretty blocks with. And of course, you know that I am head over heals for the secondary block that makes a beautiful chain around all those blocks!!!
I used Strawberry Fields Revisited fabric by Fig Tree Quilts. This fabric was special for me because my very first Happy Quilting pattern (Summer Breeze) was made with the original Strawberry Fields fabric. Each time I worked on a block the prints and colors would bring back memories of working on that very first pattern. It's always nice to look back so you can see just how far you have come. (I am so grateful it doesn't take me a month to write a pattern anymore, tee hee hee ;)
This quilt has more borders than any quilt I have done before, and while that HST border held me up for a bit, I just love the way all of the finished borders look. Such a beautiful way to frame all of those gorgeous blocks!!!
And I just love that Fat Quarter Shop even included a giant block to piece into the backing. How cute is that!!! And it used up the last of my scraps, always a bonus ;)
When it came time to quilt it, I decided to keep it simple so I didn't detract from all of that beautiful little patchwork. So I opted for my all over Curly Q. I quilted it using my go to 402 Pearl So Fine Thread and I just love that it blends perfectly on all the fabrics.
And goodness, did that quilting add some super yummy texture. It never ceases to amaze me how the quilting just makes you want to wrap the quilt around you and cuddle up in it. I just love that!!!
And now that my Crossroads quilt is finished and shared, it's ready to find a special new home. This will be the quilt I donate this year to the Festival of Trees to help sweet little angles that are being treated at Primary Children's Hospital. This is a very special project to me ever since my sweet little nephew David spent the first few month's of his life at Primary's. I am so grateful that each year I can use my love of quilting to help give back to the amazing folks that helped keep our little David here and growing stronger each and every day.
I thank you for visiting today and each and every day. I am so truly blessed to have this little space that I can share how much happiness and joy quilting brings into my life!!! And I just love being able to share it with each of you ;)
I hope you have an absolutely Happy Quilting Weekend!!