Okay, I am ready to cut the red fabric
Last month I was able to visit many wonderful quilt shops around the U.S. and bought lots of reproduction fabrics. Maybe I should even say I bought LOTS and LOTS of reproduction fabrics. Hey, no time to sew but plenty of time to stock up. Fat Quarters Quilt Shop in Vista, California had a good selection in stock of Judie Rothermel’s Quaker Quilts collection. Alas, I don’t think I bought enough of the background and I cannot remember where I bought it and which Jo Morton shirtings line it came from. I’ve had the quilt below in mind for some time and I took advantage of the opportunity to buy enough reproduction reds that I could even finally bear to use some. Oh, and I visited Common Threads Quilting in Waxahachie where I bought the book pictured above. They had several patterns they reproduced from some wonderful antique red and green quilts.
Don’t you just love the variety of red prints (plus a sprinkling of different backgrounds) in this old quilt?
Oh baby! I LOVE this quilt! Now I want to make one!
I like the triangle border on the quilt. Red & white quilts are always a hit with me anyhow and the border really sets this quilt off.
I love the quilt…..the background is just perfect!! Shirtings are hard to find these days. The Book looks so interesting, I must have one too….Thanks
Beautiful fabrics and quilt pattern!
I do like the idea of shirtings for the background too!
Best wishes on the completion of this quilt project!
I love the reds also. I use them alot in making my quilts. I have some of those from your collection!
Have fun working with your new fabric!
That is a great book. You have some nice Baltimore patterns in your earlier post. Love all of your red repros, too.
Gorgeous reds! They'll make a gorgeous quilt. Love the scrappy reds in the antique – in the big picture of it you can hardly see that it's not all one red.
Don't worry!! One can never have enough reproduction fabrics hihi!! Love your reds!! have lots of fun cutting them! Happy sewing, Daniëlle
That looks like a really fun quilt to be working on. enJOY!
omg I had that book and the companion book out yesterday its right here on my desk
this is scary. Oh let me look and see if I have that fabric if I do I will send you what I have.
ah yes maybe I need to make that quilt too.
make sure you wash those reds 🙂
Love the reds – b/c I have some, too! Can't wait to see what you do.
I love that book and those reds are great! This will make a beautiful quilt.
That is going to be amazing! I love your wonderful stack of reds!!!
I LUV red fabrics.I hope to do a red quilt someday soon.Your fabric choices are wonderful.
Can't wait to see it!!
What lovely reds. they'll make a wonderful quilt!
Your reds are yummy. What a stunning quilt they will make. And I am jealous! Shop hopping over the USA. Sounds like heaven.
The old quilt is beautiful. I love a red and white quilt! Looks like fun!
Yes, that is an exciting new project.
Taryn, what a great project! The background is from Seneca Shirtings. I think it's okay to cut into those, because, technically, they weren't in your stash. 🙂
Oh, yes I love it, too! Those reds are luscious & will look beautiful in an Irish Chain!
Love that book and YESSS! Love the scrappy reds and backgrounds in the old quilt. Can't wait to see what you cut those up to make!
Great book. I also like Red, Green and Beyond. Have fun with your purchases. I am looking forward to seeing what you decide to create. It is not always easy for me to cut into my reproduction fabric.