I worked on a new quilt pattern yesterday, made 20 blocks in two sessions. I did take a break to do some errands, including going to Costco. I haven’t been in the store for almost 18 months, I had been using InstaCart shopping service though. I was very excited to see they have finally added self checkout! After the excursion, I came home to put it all together, today I’ll add the borders. The pattern is available in three sizes from Elizabeth Eastmond at Occasional Piece Quilt . Its called Sun and Sea, I did the 10 inch block version, called Summer Snowcone, being that hers is red white and blue. Remember the “Bomb Pop”, the RWB ice pop that made your mouth blue? I think I may have some novelty fabric around here with bomb pops printed on it.
Since I had enough Halloween fabric from a recent trip to LQS, I used it. The line is called ‘Ghouls and Goodies” by Stacy Lest Hsu for Moda , I added white, black and acid green Moda solids. The border will have the pumpkin print with white and green triangles.
The fabric for the commission quilt came in yesterdays mail, pretty quick too. Maybe USPS has gotten their act together in Texas. Things I had ordered from shops there previously had taken two to three weeks, even with priority mailing. Lots of cutting today, the finished quilt will be 60″x 60″ – 25 blocks in Irish chain.
Time to get moving.
3 thoughts on “Halloween Sno-Cone”
OOOOH! I like where this is going, and since I’m privileged enough to see the final quilt, I like seeing the beginnings. It is fun to see this in a whole different color way, and I hope you’ll allow me to post it on my blog when you finish it up. Now this gives me ideas for a stack of Halloween fabrics for our local guild challenge. Thanks!
Thanks Elizabeth, I had a different color way in mind when I first saw your pattern, but then “found” the Halloween themed fabrics. I hope I can get the quilting done soon.
I love Halloween quilts. Cute.
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