Monday, November 20, 2017

AGF Quilt Block Tour of Makers ~ A Love Story Moroccan Pillow!

AGF Quilt Block Tour Moroccan Pillow in Love Story

Love Story Moroccan Pillow

Several weeks ago I was invited to join the Art Gallery Fabrics Quilt Block Collection Tour hosted by my friend, Sharon McConnell of Color Girl Quilts!

AGF Quilt Block Collection Blog Tour

I was asked to choose one block from AGF's collection of quilt block YouTube video tutorials to make and share as a finished project today. I chose one of my favorites from the bunch, the Moroccan quilt block!

AGF Quilt Block Tour -- Moroccan Quilt Block

The Moroccan block is perfect for fussy cutting from a favorite fabric and instructions include two fun techniques -- the a make eight at a time half square triangles and flying geese using the corner triangle method. I chose to make my Moroccan block using several pretty prints from my brand new Love Story collection!

AGF Quilt Block Tour in Love Story

For my Moroccan block I began by fussy cutting a floral cluster from Love Story Soulmate Blooms to be my center fabric and framed that print in Compassion Ruby. Next I made my HSTs and flying geese units using Love Story prints -- Reflection of Love Light,  Soulmate Blooms in teal and Flower Stamp Charm. I LOVE this pretty combination of reds, peach, aqua & teal!

AGF Moroccan Quilt Block in Love Story

Once my block was complete I added a 3" border in Daring Tribal Sunset to turn my Morrocan block into a pillow!

AGF Moraccan Block in Love Story

I basted my pillow top to a layer of Hobbs cotton batting and added lots of quilting using an Aurifil 40wt in Light Beige.

I'm so happy with how my Love Story Moroccan pillow turned out!

AGF Quilt Block Collection Tour Project -- A Love Story Moroccan Pillow

Love Story Moroccan Pillow

My Love Story collection should be shipping to stores any day! I hope you check out the Art Gallery Fabrics YouTube Channel for the Moroccan quilt block video tutorial that I used today, along with lots of other beautiful quilt blocks! Be sure visit the rest of the makers who've joined the AGF Quilt Block Tour to see what each of these talented sewing gals have made!

November 13 ~ Color Girl Quilts @colorgirlquilts
November 14 ~ Karen O’Connor @ladykquilts
November 16 ~ Amy Friend @duringquiettime
November 17 ~ Kate Basti @katebasti
November 18 ~ Yvonne Fuchs @quiltingjetgirl
November 19 ~ AnneMarie Chany @genxquilters
November 20 ~ ME @maureencracknell
November 21 ~ Sharon Holland @sharonhollanddesigns
November 22 ~ Lucy Brennan @charmaboutyou

Happy Sewing! xo Maureen

9 comments:

  1. What a beautiful block Maureen.The colors are so vibrant and your stitching is superb!

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  3. Beautiful and the border fabric is just the icing on the cake.

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