Monday, October 1, 2012

Tula Pink's Modern Alphabet

Be prepared for picture overload! I so love this quilt!
The pattern is Tula Pink's Modern Alphabet.


I used her newest line The Birds and The Bees.


The binding is this awesome funky stripe. I could own gobs of that stripe!


A couple of close-ups of some letters. I actually changed a few of the letters from the original pattern. There was nothing wrong with them, I just do that.



When I attended Tula's lecture in Brunswick this Summer, I was so impressed with her backings. She has then custom printed to be a giant label for the quilt. 


Since the quilt was composed of letter blocks, I decided to repeat the letters on the back documenting the maker (me) and the year.


These letters are from Elizabeth Hartman's pattern, Refrigerator Magnets. Really fun to piece!
. . . Cindy


8 comments:

  1. Love the quilt! Is that stripe you used for binding shiny metallic? or is that just the photo? Either way it is awesome!

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    1. No metallic in the stripe, but looking back I can see how you thought that. Just the way the sun's hitting!

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  2. That is one great quilt! I may have to try my hand at a modern quilt real soon. I love the colors you used in this one. Very nice quilting too.

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  3. Another beauty! I just love this quilt!

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  4. Cindy, this quilt rocks. I love the back better than the front, I think!

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  5. This is wonderful, Cindy! I love this line from Tula more and more each time I see it.

    It was great to chat with you at the sew-in last weekend! All the best wishes, -Casey

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  6. It turned out so, so, beautiful! Great idea on the back, what a fun way to remember when you made something.

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  7. This is probably my fave out of all of Tula's patterns :) Wonderful job!!

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