Thursday, January 22, 2009

More American Jane and vintage childhood

A few more American Jane quilts using fabric designed by Sandy Klop for Moda. I love that I get to keep making something out of each new collection. Yay!
Here's a similar variation for kits sold at the store made with fabric from her Look & Learn collection. I loved that colorful ruler fabric that we used for the binding.
This is a baby quilt made for a friend last year with some of the scraps. I like that these collections all coordinate, and as I keep collecting bits and pieces, they all go together.
(I'm sorry the quality of these pictures is not the greatest. I took them only as a record for myself, long before I ever thought I'd add them to the blogosphere.)

Look at this cool one from Sandy's own pattern collection. I love the bright colors contrasted with the plain triangles. I want to try something like this. . .As I said before, the thing I love most about Sandy's collections are her reproductions of vintage childhood art. (Same reason I'm drawn to Sarah Jane's work.) For a couple of great examples of authentic vintage childhood art, check out these recent posts by Sarah Jane and Kelly.

5 comments:

  1. I LOVE american jane--all of it. I can rarely resist buying a piece here and there.

    Have you seen her new line coming out this year? snippets. It's one of my favorites to date.

    Your quilts are lovely.

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  2. I too love her fabric. The quilts are darling and the last one is awesome!! I'd love to make one of those. Are you going to teach it to us at the retreat?

    No, pressure, just kidding with you!

    Have a great day! I love your blog too! Thanks for telling me about it. It's fun to see what you're up to each time you post.

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  3. those are cute fabrics. the one with the triangles plays tricks with the eyes!

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  4. love the quilts you posted! I seem to have lost you when I switched readers . . . have a great weekend :)

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  5. THose quilts are lovely and I love those fabrics. How cute! I really like the triangle quilt, I have the fabric to make one similiar with all batiks, just need to start it!

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