august quilt in september

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Despite not getting this one completed in August, I’m still calling it the August quilt. I selected these fabrics for Stash Fabrics Design Star fabric bundle club and it went out as August’s bundle to those signed up. I decided to immediately cut mine up and came up with this little design.

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I was excited to find that this beautiful Monaluna print contains similar colors and ordered some for the backing. It’s available in both poplin and lawn – I opted for the lawn, as I love how it feels as a quilt back.

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I quilted it with offset concentric squares, and am really pleased at how it turned out. I particularly like how the quilting shows up on the backing.

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We took a little trip to a local apple orchard this past weekend for some honeycrisp apples, concord grapes and cider donuts (and a quick photo shoot for this quilt!). The kids aren’t so thrilled these days when I suggest a trip to take quilt photos, but luckily they can still be bribed…cider donuts to the rescue!

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mmm…cider donuts!

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I bound it with a navy sprinkle print which I found in my stash and was the perfect finishing touch.

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Hazel’s already claimed this quilt, but was too distracted by the wagon and apples to pose for a photo. Good thing this guy is always ready to jump in front of the camera!

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Thanks, Stash Fabrics, for the opportunity to select a fabric bundle! You can no longer purchase this bundle, but there’s still time to sign up for the club — there are many great bundles still to come!

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Previous post about this quilt can be found here.
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14 Responses to august quilt in september

  1. 1
    Suzy says:

    Beautiful quilt and family 🙂

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    Judy S. says:

    Would love to see a tutorial on this. Do you think it could be made from a layer cake?

  3. 3
    Amy says:

    Your August quilt is beautiful!
    On a side note, the picture of your little girl smiling up at her big brother is priceless. Both kids and quilt, adorable! =D

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    Kathy says:

    Beautiful quilt! Love the colors! And your family is just adorable! Cider donuts work to distract me too! Would love a tutorial for this quilt!

    Happy fall in New England!

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    Penny G says:

    Love the quilt, but your adoable children stole the post!

  6. 6
    Tamie says:

    Such a beautiful quilt. Your children have grown so much. They are such cuties.

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    Donna says:

    Love seeing pictures of your quilts as much as of your cute kids! A tutorial would be great.

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    Sue says:

    Great quilt and lovely photos of your children.

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    Sue says:

    I love this quilt! Such gorgeous colours! I would love to see a pattern or tutorial for it as well.I love your photo shoots and this one is fantastic as usual. Maybe one day you could give us a few tips. All I would need would be a couple of photogenic children… 🙂

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    T. johnson says:

    Hi. Nice job on the quilt and your kiddos are the cutest ever.
    Have a great day….

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    Pam says:

    Beautiful kids and oh, nice quilts too! LOL

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    Rosemary Bolton says:

    Adorrrrrable photos. Donuts are a great tool for encouragement haha
    I adore the quilt and your little kiddies

  13. 13

    Ashley this quilt is beautiful! The colours and mix of prints you have selected are perfectly soft and feminine while offering enough contrast and boldness to be truly interesting. I love the pattern you have created too. No wonder Hazel has claimed it as her own!

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    MelanieC says:

    I love this quilt! Will you be sharing/selling this as a pattern? I need it 🙂

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