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Off Centered Sherbet Squares

Off Cenetered Sherbet Squares Front

Despite my continued “Multitasking“, I finished a quilt this week! I mentioned this quilt top last week. It has been in process (ahem, on the design wall) for maybe six months? I had initially planned for it to be as big as my original Off Centered Innocence quilt but I decided to face reality and time constraints and finish this one up as toddler sized. The pattern for this quilt is my Off Centered Squares pattern.

Off Cenetered Sherbet Squares Top

This quilt uses a variety of Moda cross weaves, combined with Kona white and a tan Essex linen. I have now quilted with a lot of different types of fabrics – cotton, linen, voile, double gauze, shot cottons, home dec, flannel…cross weaves have been my biggest challenge. They really like to stretch and shift. However, the end result was worth the stress. This is one very soft quilt.

Off Cenetered Sherbet Squares Back

The back of the quilt was made with left over cross weaves as well as some white and tan Kona cottons. I quilted it using a meandering free motion style and the binding is also a cross weave. It measures 36″ x 48″ and is listed in my shop!

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23 Responses to “Off Centered Sherbet Squares”

  1. 1
    Jeni says:

    Love this Faith! Those colors are so fun! :)

  2. 2
    Marcia R says:

    I do love your style, all the way around! I’m gonna have to check out cross weaves. On my “design wall” (which only exists in my head), I have a lemons square quilt ready to start!

  3. 3
    randi says:

    wow, faith! this is a great quilt. it’s playful and fun! you really did a wonderful job picking colors!

  4. 4

    Looks great Faith. Your quilting is wonderful. :)

  5. 5
    Hilary says:

    Cool, front and back!

  6. 6

    That’s gorgeous! The colours are so unexpected but they really work. And I think I need to hunt down some of that salmon because it is truly awesome!

  7. 7
    Irelle says:

    Love your quilt! I love the Crossweaves – I have used them ALOT and they are definitely worth the challenge!. Great job!

  8. 8
    Kirsten says:

    Wow! You know, that is not a palette I am usually drawn to, but this quilt is GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing!

  9. 9
    Heather says:

    LOVE this! Front, back, colours, all of it. :)

  10. 10
    carolina says:

    ohhh! I ve been planning a quilt for a soon to come baby girl, an d this is exactly what i want!
    are you planning on giving a tutorial for this quilt? i d be realllyyy thankful…!
    thanks for sharing your fabulous work!

  11. 11
    Connie says:

    It is really cute, love the colors!

  12. 12
    Dawn says:

    These colors are not ones that I would choose, but I sure do like this! I suppose it goes to show that I should step out of my box a lot more. :)

    Faith…..this is wonderful! Love the colors and the pattern!

  13. 13
    Lynne says:

    Wow! It’s beautiful. I love the back too.

  14. 14
    Dolores says:

    Comment number one said it for me. Love it and the colours are so fun. I’m a bit concerned about your comments on the cross-weaves since I have a quilt planned using a cross-weave for the sashing. I wish I’d known that before I bought it. Oh well, maybe I’ll just spray-starch it to death first and cross my fingers.

    dxx

  15. 15
    Katy says:

    Love the colours and the off centred squares

  16. 16
    Debbie says:

    Very nice! I love the front AND the back! Such great colors!

  17. 17
    anna says:

    it’s so happy! I love it, great colors.

  18. 18
    Annabella says:

    It`s a beauty and the modern back is gorgeous!

  19. 19
    nicke says:

    oh faith! it is beautiful!

  20. 20
    grace says:

    That is be-a-utiful! I love the colours and the pattern and the back!

  21. 21
    Shannon says:

    I love the clean, modern feel of this quilt!

  22. 22

    I really like this pattern! So much movement!

  23. 23

    I love it how you use a pattern on the back of the quilt instead of a solid color! love your quilts!

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