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 Comments

  1. Reply

    Jeni

    November 4, 2011

    Love this Faith! Those colors are so fun! 🙂

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    Marcia R

    November 4, 2011

    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!

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    randi

    November 4, 2011

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

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    Jennifer @ Ellison Lane Quitls

    November 4, 2011

    Looks great Faith. Your quilting is wonderful. 🙂

  5. Reply

    Hilary

    November 4, 2011

    Cool, front and back!

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    Chelsea @ pinsandbobbins

    November 4, 2011

    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!

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    Irelle

    November 4, 2011

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

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    Kirsten

    November 4, 2011

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

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    Heather

    November 4, 2011

    LOVE this! Front, back, colours, all of it. 🙂

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    carolina

    November 4, 2011

    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!

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    Connie

    November 4, 2011

    It is really cute, love the colors!

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    Dawn

    November 4, 2011

    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!

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    Lynne

    November 4, 2011

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

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    Dolores

    November 4, 2011

    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

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    Katy

    November 4, 2011

    Love the colours and the off centred squares

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    Debbie

    November 5, 2011

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

  17. Reply

    anna

    November 5, 2011

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

  18. Reply

    Annabella

    November 5, 2011

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

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    nicke

    November 5, 2011

    oh faith! it is beautiful!

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    grace

    November 5, 2011

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

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    Shannon

    November 5, 2011

    I love the clean, modern feel of this quilt!

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    cinzia allocca

    November 6, 2011

    I really like this pattern! So much movement!

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    Esther Donohue

    August 15, 2012

    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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