A Rhapsodia Quilt Top

Rhapsodia Quilt Top

After taking a breather from sewing the last few days, I decided to start on a new toddler quilt using Art Gallery’s latest line of fabrics, Rhapsodia. As usual, these fabrics feel so wonderful and the colors and designs are beautiful.

Rhapsodia Quilt Top

I have been really thinking about Denyse Schmidt’s Ice Pops pattern lately, which can be found in her book Denyse Schmidt Quilts: 30 Colorful Quilt and Patchwork Projects.

Although there are templates in the book, I decided to just wing it. I cut my pieces with very slight angles to give them a bit of a wonky look (but not too wonky).

Rhapsodia Quilt Top

I sashed my blocks in a dark putty color and I am super disappointed that I don’t know what the fabric is! I think it might be a Moda Bella Solid because it doesn’t match any of the Kona, FreeSpirit or RJR solids on my color cards. I actually just ordered a Moda Bella Solids Color Card from Fat Quarter Shop so hopefully I will find a match soon. The lighter putty color is FreeSpirit Designer Solid Sand Dune. Love it.

I’m going to do some straight line quilting on this one, maybe start this weekend. Can’t wait to share the finished quilt!

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23 Comments

  1. Reply

    Flo@butterfly Quilting

    May 11, 2012

    Very pretty. I love the colours and simple lines of this quilt.

  2. Reply

    Maureen Cracknell Handmade

    May 11, 2012

    I love it!

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    Karen

    May 11, 2012

    Rhapsodia is so pretty and highlighted with the putty lets it really sing. Lovely.

  4. Reply

    cinzia allocca

    May 11, 2012

    love the subtle wonk! great quilt.

  5. Reply

    Heather

    May 11, 2012

    Very lovely.

  6. Reply

    svetlana

    May 11, 2012

    what a wonderful quilt, Faith. I love your version.

  7. Reply

    Judith Hollies

    May 11, 2012

    Love the soft greys against the bright AG prints. Gorgeous design too! Jxo

  8. Reply

    Roxanna

    May 11, 2012

    inspiring

  9. Reply

    Anna V

    May 11, 2012

    Beautiful.

  10. Reply

    Jill

    May 11, 2012

    Wonderful colors. Look forward to seeing how you quilt it πŸ™‚

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    Amy C

    May 11, 2012

    This is so amazing!! Just the right amount of colour and sashing.

  12. Reply

    Salley

    May 11, 2012

    SHows you dont need an awful lot of a designer “story” to produce a knockout quilt. This is beautiful.

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    Woolie

    May 11, 2012

    I like the little bit of Wonk!

  14. Reply

    Katharine

    May 11, 2012

    I love the simplicity and color choices in this quilt. Beautiful!

  15. Reply

    Margaret

    May 11, 2012

    Love the colors. I am not usually a big fan of gray but you really make it work in this quilt. Great job!

  16. Reply

    Vickey

    May 12, 2012

    What a pretty quilt! Love the colors and the touch of wonkiness!

  17. Reply

    nicke

    May 12, 2012

    beautiful faith! xo

  18. Reply

    Sarah from Habibtiathome

    May 12, 2012

    This is beautiful Faith! You have such a terrific sense of color. The greys combined with the great prints is stunning. I really love this quilt, screams summer to me. Awesome!

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    Rosa

    May 12, 2012

    I love those very simple and modern designs – Denyse Schmidt does it so well. Looking forward to seeing the finished top:-)

  20. Reply

    Tamie

    May 12, 2012

    Very nice. I like winging it.

  21. Reply

    diane stanley

    May 12, 2012

    this looks fabulous. Can’t wait to see it finished

  22. Reply

    Rachel at Stitched in Color

    May 13, 2012

    Such a great design! Your version is very cool, especially for a toddler.

  23. Reply

    sewkatiedid

    May 15, 2012

    One of my favorite quilt designs and no need for templates. Looks great with the grays!

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