Summer Plans Quilt

Hello, friends! I’m Kairle Oaks of Handcrafted Goodness. It’s that time of year in Utah when we have had enough of winter and we’re thinking ahead to warm summer days. I’m ready to get outside in the garden and plant flowers that will bring bright, happy colors to my drab landscape.

This fun buzz-saw quilt, made in “Grunge Hits the Spot” by BasicGrey, has me feeling all sorts of warm, sunny thoughts! I made my first buzz-saw quilt many years ago while participating in a small local quilt guild. I’ve revisited this simple traditional block several times, and I’m excited to share it with you today.

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QuiltCon 2018

If you are in the Pasadena, California area this weekend come join us at QuiltCon 2018! It’s Moda Fabrics fifth year as an event sponsor and this year we are also sponsoring Best in Show. Join the Moda Bake Shop team in booth 602 in the vendor hall where we will be handing out goodies (watercolor mini charms and zip pouches) as well as demoing the amazing jelly roll rug by RJ Designs.

There will also be several opportunities to see our Moda team in action:

  • Thursday, Feb 22 at 1:30 PM PST: Carrie Nelson who runs our Cutting Table blog and Moda Fabrics social media pages (as well as designing the beloved Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co. patterns and products!)  will be on a Panel: Social Media and Quilters
  • Saturday, Feb 24 at 12:00 PM PST: Lissa Alexander will be signing her first and fabulous book Oh, Scrap! from publisher Martingale. Find her in the Intown Quilters booth 624.

  • Our very own Vanessa Christenson will in the Moda Bake Shop booth showcasing her Ombre fabrics and Ombre metallic dots. These are truly gorgeous and unique basics that you will come back to again and again.

If you can’t make it, we will miss you! Be sure to follow along on our Instagram and Facebook pages!