Yesterday's snow day allowed plenty of time for me to work on my new Diamond Strings in Gramercy quilt as you go. After a few undisturbed afternoon hours at the machine and a few more after the kids were asleep, this morning I'm en route to having turned these beautiful bundles of Leah Duncan's Gramery collection and AGF's Pure Element solids into a newly finished quilt top in record time!
I've mentioned before how fast my Herringbone QAYG pattern is to make. I'm confident I could whip one up from start to finish in a week's sewing time no problem. Well, after seeing how quickly this version made up of 10" x 18" qayg blocks came together, I believe this style is just as quick of a make, if not more so!
This morning I'm still uncertain of which solid to use for my final top row of blocks? I just know I want something light and bright!
Art Gallery Fabrics' Pure Element in Caviar was an easy choice for my bottom row. I love the intensity of the strong black solid and how it anchors the base of this quilt to the ground. I can't wait to see it photographed against all the shiny, white snow!
You can find the Gramercy collection available at Pink Castle Fabrics, Fat Quarter Shop, Stash Fabrics, Llama Fabrics, The Intrepid Thread, and Bobbie Lou's Fabric Factory!