Monday, December 28, 2009


Last spring I went to Quilt Market in Pittsburgh with my friend who owns a quilt shop. She let me sit with her while she shopped for new fabrics. I ooh-ed and aah-ed over all the pretty colors, but my friend noticed extraordinary joy when I saw Birdie fabric from Moda and ordered the fabric for her shop!

Since I picked the fabric, I got to make the sample:

I pieced and quilt this around Thanksgiving, and it's hung on the shop wall, unbound ever since. Since nothing will deter me from finishing 50 quilts in 2009, I pulled it off the wall and bound it. That makes it officially finished, does it not?
Here's a close-up of why this is the happiest fabric on earth:

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