Happier Brickyard Quilt

 This is quilt #2 made from Deena Rutter’s Happier fabrics.
I really love the way that this one shows off the cute prints.
I’m excited because this one will also be displayed in the Riley Blake booth at Market next week. I know there will be tons of other quilts and displays – mine may end up in a tucked-away corner – but I’ll know it’s there and that makes me happy. :)

I pieced the back with some of the trees and the more of the stripe and used the green with blue dots for binding. This fabric lives up to it’s name – it IS very happy.

I am writing a pattern for this one. When all the craziness around here dies down a little. Because, let’s face it, the craziness never completely goes away.


  1. says

    It IS very happy. And how marvelous to know that so many ladies (and a few fellas) will be oohing and aahing over it in the Riley Blake booth. I love the orange pops of color – I would never consider myself an orange person, but I just love orange on quilts! I need to add orange to my stash. Congrats on another gorgeous finish!

  2. says

    Amazing! I am going to be free motion quilting for the first time (other than practice) this weekend. Any tips, tricks, or special techniques???<br /><br />Kate

  3. says

    I&#39;m in love with this quilt! So happy and fun. Congrats on having it on display at market. <br /><br />And pattern? Yes please!

  4. says

    Oh Amy – this quilt is just wonderful! You did great displaying the fabric with a classy twist! And be sure to take a photo of it in SLC because I&#39;m sure it will be prominently displayed!

  5. says

    What a beautiful quilt!! I&#39;ve been looking and looking at tons of quilts this week. I want to make my daughter a full sized quilt with bigger squares like yours. If you write up a pattern that one may be the one I use! I haven&#39;t seen any others come close to the idea in my head! :-)

  6. says

    This is a wonderful quilt and will have many quilters wanting to make it. I have never made a brick quilt but want to do so since seeing your happy quilt. I love it. I think I have a pattern. Now what to use. Thank you, Thank you.

  7. says

    Hi Amy:<br />Hey, will you tell me, when is the garden quilt show that Amy sponsors? I have occasion to be in Utah two times this summer, just wanting to make some quilty plans. Thanks!

  8. Anonymous says

    I am in love with this quilt! One day when my skills improve, I will definitely attempt it.<br />I think my favorite part is the way the stripes go in different directions. Beautiful.

  9. says

    Love this quilt and its colors. Perfect for this time of year. Thank you for sharing.<br /><br />Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

  10. says

    I love this quilt and it is &quot;Happy&quot;<br />Congratulations on having it on display at Quilt Market! Yes please, may I reserve a pattern<br />when it&#39;s available? I shall keep looking. Always gratefully, Luba

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