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Island Girl Quilt

Island Girl

I’ve been waiting to share this quilt with you for months! Back when I was making the two quilts for Spring Quilt Market, I was lucky enough to also have the opportunity to make a quilt for the Fall 2012 Issue of Scrap Quilts by Fons & Porter…at the same time. During those weeks, I thought I was nuts for signing on to make 3 quilts in 3 weeks, but looking back it was completely worth it!

Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts

The Island Girl Quilt is made from a beautiful collection of Cotton Supreme Solids by RJR Fabrics. I had never used these fabrics before and I was very happy with them. Very soft and tons of colors available. I just did a bit of searching on Google to see where you can buy some now.

RJR Fabrics - Solids
See this blog post for color names from the above photo

The blocks consist of a light, medium and dark shade of each color. The pattern has some tips on how to sew your fabrics to make the blocks go together a lot quicker than you might think.

Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts

I’ve spotted the magazine out in the wild already (at my local book store).

Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts

I hope you will check it out!

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34 Responses to “Island Girl Quilt”

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    Quiltjane says:

    That is such a beautiful quilt. I love how you make white and a rainbow of solids into such magnificent quilts.

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    Woolie says:

    such a happy quilt!!!

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    Emily V. says:

    Pretty! I love solids!

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    dawn says:

    Beautiful quilt! I’ll have to keep an eye out for that magazine. Thanks

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    Sharon T says:

    I’m headin’ out to get a copy. Love the quilt!

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    QuiddiyRox says:

    STunning!! So proud to know you, Faith. I admire the fact that you are a young mom and homemaker and sewist!

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    Barbie says:

    LOVE this quilt!!!

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    Lynnette says:

    Gorgeous quilt! I love the colors and the pattern is fantastic! I’ll be hunting down this magazine.

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    quilterbell says:

    Wow Faith, such a pretty quilt!!!!! Love it!.

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    Love the color gradation! So cheerful.

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    svetlana says:

    Faith, this is such a gorgeous quilt! I love how you used different shades of the same color, it all looks so beautiful together!

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    Jan says:

    Fabulous use of solids.

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    nicole says:

    that’s beautiful! I love it!

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    Vanesa says:

    OoH! This is beautiful, Faith! Is a kit available?

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    Laura C says:

    I. Love. This. Quilt. May be making a trip out to look for this magazine! Lovely work.

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    casey says:

    Gorgeous! congrats. :)

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    Jenny says:

    I love it!

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    amy smart says:

    I LOVE this quilt Faith!!

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    Jenny says:

    This is beautiful

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    MeSewCrafty says:

    Wow, that’s so beautiful!

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    Jen B says:

    Ooo, that’s lovely!

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    Kelie says:

    Wow! It’s gorgeous!! Congrats!!! I need to keep my eye out for this magazine!

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    Three quilts in three WEEKS?! I’m lucky if I finish three quilts in three YEARS! This Island Girl quilt is very pretty — I like how you created a 3-dimensional effect by using different values of the same color in each block.

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    Lindsay says:

    what an adorable pattern. I love it!

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    Jessica says:

    Congrats, Faith! It’s a beautiful quilt!

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    Staci says:

    Oh, this is so beautiful! Congratulations!

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    elsa says:

    Beautiful quilt ~ love the solids.

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    Carol T says:

    I just love this quilt. I read your blog post today and went out and got the magazine. I love that your quilt has alternate quilt sizes.

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    Kara says:

    That’s beautiful! I love how they look like circles from a distance, until you really look and see they are HST! :-)

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    Marianne Rooks says:

    This quilt is beautiful and quite original! It also looks like it would be fun to make!

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    Kim says:

    I just love your Island Girl quilt! I will find the book and make one! I don’t know if it will turn out a beautiful as yours but I’ll do my best!

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    amanda sullivan says:

    I would love to buy this quilt…..do you have it for sale or know where I might be able to purchase? It is exactly so perfectly what I was looking for, have been looking for, for the past year, all over the web, you name it. I am not a quilter myself, but if anything, this quilt might make me into one if that is the only way. Many thanks for your help and your products are gorgeous!!!!!
    Mandy

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