intersections quilt

intersectionquilt

I finished this fun quilt up recently with a bunch of straight line quilting and a fun tiger cat backing. I would have shown it sooner, but have been sort of waiting on a snowstorm (no luck, just ice and really cold temps instead…). I find it’s hard to photograph a quilt in Vermont during the winter – without a fresh layer of snow, things are pretty bleak.

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This weekend I convinced my sister and brother-in-law to drive me around the more rural areas of Vermont looking for decent photo spots (a big thanks, W & E!). My sister, who wasn’t really dressed for the task, was nonetheless up for climbing through snowbanks to hold up the quilt, so now I can finally show this one off!

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Tiger cats!

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I quilted it with straight lines in both directions with random spacing between the lines. I love the look, though it does take some time to complete!

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Keeping with the Cotton + Steel theme, I opted for this great red basic, which is part of Alexia’s new Mesa line. I don’t think I’ve ever used red for a binding, but I love the pop of color, and especially how it looks with those yellow cats.

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Want to make one? My tutorial for this quilt block can be found here!

Cotton + Steel fabrics can be found many places, and their newest lines are popping up everywhere! Be sure to check my sidebar for a listing of my favorite shops!

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19 Responses to intersections quilt

  1. 1

    This is terrific!! Love the thick and thin lines! Love the background photo! What a winter treat! Thanks for sharing, will look up the tutorial.

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    Dominique says:

    I love this quilt. Simle and complex at the same time, great colours. Love the quilting too. Nothing like a fresh snow and wooden buildings to show off those quilts!

  3. 3

    Beautiful! So much going on in this quilt, love it!

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    DreiPunkteWerk says:

    Adorable. Gorgeous. Sooo cute. Beautiful.
    Liebe Grüße from Germany,
    Kathrin 🙂

  5. 5

    This quilt is utter perfection from the bold bright colors, to the tiger cat backing. And the binding!! Ashley, you did a spectacular job as always. This is one of my all time favorites.

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    Pat S says:

    Love it! It is so bright and cheerful.

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    Debbie says:

    This is lovely! I love how it turned out. And it’s ironic you posted today – I also posted my finished Intersections quilt made with FAITH Circle. We loved this block, and it makes a very striking quilt! Thanks again…

  8. 8

    Love the quilt! I’ve wanted to get some cotton and steel fabrics for a while now.

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    svetlana says:

    what a gorgeous quilt. I love absolutely everything about it, it’s so pretty and happy and wonderfully graphic all at the same time.

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    Julierose says:

    I used your tutorial to make a small wall hanging with leftover blues and Oriental fabric…I love how it came out–super directions…thank you Julierose

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    Carla says:

    This is so fabulous! Yes I want one. I think I will ask for these blocks in my next month as Queen Bee : )

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    Anina says:

    It’s so pretty! I love the quilting. And the back too.

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    Love the quilt! The colours are wonderful! And those cats are so cute.

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    Shea Werner says:

    This quilt is wonderful! I love the photos and how you chose the back drop. Thank you for sharing.

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    Beth says:

    Your sister should definitely win sister of the year award! It actually sounds like a fun adventure 🙂 and your quilt is just gorgeous. Thank you for sharing a tutorial for the block! Magistra13 at yahoo dot com
    Beth

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    Lana Stafford says:

    Beautiful quilt….and setting.

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    Trish says:

    Do you sell your beautiful quilts? I am in love with this one! I’ve never made a quilt.

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