And I started with 2 little letters. A and B and I got super excited :)
I had so much fun with these letters because I wasn't trying to get them done asap. They were my reward for finishing other deadline projects. I would work on three-ish letters at a time just watching it come together.
Then, I got about half way through the alphabet and started getting antsy and wanted to see it come together. So I spent an entire afternoon cutting out the rest of the letters. What a time saver. I really think in a lot of the the letters cases (sans X and K, those two were a pain) the letters often took more time to cut than to piece :)
And a few days later, I had the alphabet :) So fun!!!! At this point, I spoke to the wonderful gals at my daughter's preschool as the quilt was intended for them to hand on the wall at the school. I found however that my original plan was to large as they only had small bulletin board spaces.
So, I revamped my idea and sewed the blocks into simple rows and added 4 fun corner blocks. Simple, fast, fun, and 60" x 60", the perfect size for the school. I can't tell you how excited I am to see this quilt top finished!!! I am hoping to get it all quilted over the weekend but we will see how it goes. I sort of tweaked my back clearing some logs while making an ATV trail last weekend and standing and leaning over the long arm for long periods of times might be a little sore :)
Oh, and if you loved the Original Plan and are sad to not see it finished, never fear :) I spoke to the wonderful gals at the Moda Bake Shop and guess what will be coming your way in tutorial form sometime in late August?? Oh yes, ABC . . . Read With Me using the new LOL line Me and My Sister Designs shared at Market. Oh, those purples, love it!!!
Now, Just because I have had so many fantastic people commenting how much they loved these happy bright letters on Instagram, I decided to share some of the Hubba Hubba fabric love :) And thank you to Aubrey from Southern Fabric for sponsoring this giveaway!!!
Up for grabs is a fantastic Layer Cake of Hubba Hubba. Seriously, I just love how bright and happy these prints are!! You can't help but smile when you are sewing with them ;)
1 - Leave a comment here of your favorite color :) Ya, you know I love purple :)
2 - And for a second entry, since Southern Fabric has been kind enough to sponsor this giveaway, how about we show them some love. Sign up for the Southern Fabric Newsletter (on the top right) and then come back and leave a comment here that you did so, or already do :)
And that's it :) The giveaway will close on Wednesday, June 4th at Midnight and I will announce a winner Thursday morning. Good Luck to everyone ;)
Have a Happy Quilting Weekend!!!
Linking up this quilt top finish with Amanda's, Sarah's, and Fort Worth Fabric Studio :)