Acreage Fabric Blog Tour

There sure are a few blog tours happening at the moment!  I hope that you’re enjoying all the eye candy and feeling inspired to create beautiful things with all the new fabrics hitting quilt shops at the moment.   Today I’m sharing a few of the things I’ve made with the Acreage fabric range from new Moda designer Shannon Gillman Orr.

Acreage Blog Tour

I was lucky enough to work with Shannon’s Acreage collection before Spring Quilt Market.    I fell in love with this gorgeous fabric range as soon as I saw it and couldn’t wait for it to arrive so that I could chop it up and sew it back together again!  My Spring quilt was hanging in Shannon’s booth at Quilt Market.

She Quilts A Lot Spring Quilt Pattern

I loved making this quilt which was inspired by traditional medallion quilts.    If you’d like to make your own version of the Spring quilt you can grab a copy of the pattern from my online store by clicking here.

She Quilts A Lot Spring Quilt Pattern

When Shannon asked me if I’d like to be involved in her blog tour I may have done a little  woohoo!   It’s such a great fabric collection and a blog tour meant that I’d just have to find time to sew with it again.   Tough life I know 🙂

Spring Quilt Pattern

This throw pillow was made using one of the quilt blocks from the Spring quilt pattern.   The patchwork front panel is backed with lightweight interfacing to protect the seams and give it a little stability and the back has a neat little lapped zipper like the one in my Pillow Back Tutorial.     It was a lovely quick project to make and I truly thought I was done….

Spring Quilt Pattern

But then… those adorable bicycles kept staring at me from my cutting table and I decided I really needed to make something with that particular print.   These little zipper pouches are pretty darn cute if you ask me!   They’re quite small at 4″ x 5″ finished but they were quick to make and will make a great little party favour for my daughters birthday party next week.   I love a good bonus project don’t you?!?!

Acreage Blog Tour Quick Zipper Pouches

I’d planned to pop up a photo tutorial on how I make zipper pouches but… bad weather and terrible light mean that didn’t happen.   Stay tuned though because I’ll get some drawings done up and post a tutorial you can download as a PDF in the next week or so 🙂

Acreage Blog Tour Quick Zipper Pouches

Don’t forget to stop by the other bloggers joining in with Shannon’s Acreage Blog Tour!

Monday July 11th Brooke Sellmann of  Silly Mama Quilts
Monday July 18 Anna Marks of Crazy8Farms
Monday July 25th Melissa Shields of Quilting Room with Mel
Monday August 1 Michelle of Island Life Quilts
Monday August 8 Jayme Christensen of Finding Sweetland
Monday August 15 Briawna Hugh of Purple Poppy Quilts
Monday August 22 Peta Peace of She Quilts a Lot
Monday August 29 Lani Padilla of Simply Fresh Vintage
Monday September 5  Loryn Litchty of  Sweet Sassy Strong
Monday September 12 Jemima Flendt of  Tied With a Ribbon
Monday September 19 Anna Boundy of Said with Love
Monday September 26 Staci Barrett of A Vintage Fairytale

 

Happy quilting,

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6 thoughts on “Acreage Fabric Blog Tour

  1. Love it, Peta! How good do those bright colours look with your bold pattern? The quilting pattern really suits it all too, don’t you love a good cohesive quilt! Can’t wait to see your pouch pattern…can never have too many pouches. x

  2. Awww, those adorable bicycle pouches steal the show!!! So adorable! And your quilt shows off the lovely colours in the new fabric range perfectly… love those yellows and aquas and the pinks… very fresh and pretty!

  3. Absolutely beautiful. I purchased the pattern the first time you had this on your blog. Today I purchased the Acreage fat quarters. Now I just need to find the oomph to get it made. You are truly an inspiration.

  4. Love the bright colors of your pillow and I look forward to starting your pattern soon. I already have my fat quarter bundle of Hazelwood!!

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