Blogger's Quilt Festival: Purple and Gray Quilt

Welcome to one of my favorite times of the year in the blogging world - the blogger's quilt festival! If you are new to my blog, please take a minute to look around and thank you so much for stopping by. And if you're not new, thanks so much for visiting again.

Anyway here is what I affectionately call the Purple and Gray Quilt (creative name, I know).

I made this quilt to celebrate the birth of my friend's adorable baby girl in the spring of 2011. My friend is a designer so I thought that a graphic quilt would be perfect. I love the black and white fabrics with just a pop of color. My favorite part of this quilt is the back and the binding. At this time a lot of people must have had a similar idea because I saw lots of quilts popping up on the internet with a similar design...I guess great minds think alike!

Anyway, this is one of my favorite quilts - I love the color combo with the plum and the shades of gray.

Back of the quilt
Front of the quilt

Quilt blowing in the wind

Thanks again for stopping by -- if you have a chance be sure to check out the other entires here!


Calm before the storm

Life sure is busy and hectic around here. 

I am juggling quite a few design projects (quilting and otherwise) and deadlines. My lovely husband is currently studying for a Neuro test he has at 8 am tomorrow and then getting ready to go into full on study mode for his medical boards as "crunch" month starts next week. 

So before he has to go into hiding and I become a single woman (seriously, he will be studying for 12+ hours a day, 7 days a week for the next 5 weeks) we have decided to turn off our iphones, ipads, MacBooks, ipods, and whatever other apple device I am missing from the list for the weekend and go spend some time together away from it all. 

And hopefully while we are hiking and eating s'mores and watching avengers in 3D (I can't help it, I really like movies...so I can't ban all technology) this weekend I will be hit by some inspiration for one of my design projects. Because I desperately need it.

As always, please do not use my images without my permission!