Friday, February 9, 2018

Shine Quilt and Tutorial

I have been hinting that this was coming and today is the day :)   I am excited to be sharing a new Moda Bake Shop Tutorial today!!!!  It's called Shine and I just love it!!!!


The fabrics in Shine are the super soon to be released Ombre Confetti Metallic by Vanessa Christenson.  I am such a fan of Vanessa's goregous Ombre prints and when she added in fun Metallic Confettit dots I just knew I needed to make something up that would really pop :)  So I paired it with some Modifications Metallic in black and white to make this quilt Shine!!


And I just love the the way the Ombre looks in the design.  It really brings a whole new dimension to a wonderfully simple basic geometric design.   And it's hard to see in the lighting, but the subtle secondary designs created with the white Modifications is just so fun!!!


When it came time to quilt it, I decided on a favorite all over swirl in varying sizes.   I love the movement it adds to the quilt and it is always a fun and fast one to quilt.   402 So Fine thread was the perfect color to blend with all of those prints :)


And I absolutely love the binding!!!  There are enough pieces left in the Jelly Roll to make a scrappy binding and I did mine in rainbow order and just love how perfectly it finishes the quilt.  So cute!!


And that is Shine!!!  I hope you love it as much as I do!!!  You can find the complete and free Step by Step Tutorial on how to make this 66" x 82" beauty at the Moda Bake Shop :)    And if you make your own, I would love to see it!!!  Send me an email at happyquiltingmelissa@gmail.com or add it to my Flickr Group or post it on social media with #happyquiltingwithmc ;)  I can't wait to see all of your Shine quilts ;)


I had so much fun making this quilt and I have to say, the best part was playing with the block placement.   I love that everyone can really make it original by just playing with that.  I tried so many fun layouts: rainbow order, light to dark order, and in the end, I was a fan of pretty much random.   But ya,  totally just have fun with it and make it your own ;)


Thanks for popping in today and each and every day!!!   I truly feel blessed each day to be part of such an amazing industry and to get to share it with so many wonderful quilty friends!!

*** Note -  When making this quilt, I was able to order the fabric directly from the Moda Warehouse.  It has been brought to my attention that finding the Modifications Metallic White and Black can be difficult to find.  If you can't find them, I recommend using Zen Chic's Modern Backgrounds Metallic Confetti Black print and the Modern Backgrounds Metallic Confetti White print.  They will make a great substitution!!   Fat Quarter Shop carries both and you can also get the Ombre Confetti Jelly Rolls there now as well and save on shipping ;)   Hope this helps!!

 I hope you all have a very Happy Quilting Day!!!!

Linking this finish to Amanda's, and Sarah's ;)


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16 comments:

  1. What a great quilt... I might have started on a project from one of your books ;-)

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  2. So striking in appearance! What a great quilt. Congratulations on being featured on the Bake Shop! The swirly quilt design really compliment it!

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  3. Love this!! I need to make me one too.

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  4. This is beautiful and such a happy quilt.

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  5. This is so beautiful. The Ombre is so subtle it creates a flowing effect.

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  6. It's such a great pattern! I love it!! So tempted to start one: just to decide what fabric to use! :-) Have a great weekend!! Hugs, H

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  7. I love it! It is on my to do list.

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  8. Beautiful! I am going to keep this in the back of my mind for future quilts!

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  9. This is so beautiful, I love those colors and Ombre Confetti is amazing. Thanks for a free tutorial!

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  10. Love it! This is going on my "to make someday" list.

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  11. ahhh another great tutorial!!! simple yet beautiful :)

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa