Summerlove Stripe

Summerlove Stripe

Boy has it been windy the last 2 days! I finally decided to brave it all and get some pictures of my latest quilt, using the upcoming Art Gallery fabric line, Summerlove. I believe this fabric is set to arrive in stores any day now!

I decided to cut lots and lots of strips from the fabric and make some Roman Stripe blocks to play around with. I almost placed these another direction to make diamonds, but changed my mind at the last moment. These blocks are easy to make. They are basically two half square triangles sewn together, but one of the HSTs is cut out of a bunch of fabric strips sewn together.

Summerlove Stripe Detail

For the back, I used giant blocks of fabric from the same line. It’s so silky and smooth, love the feel of Art Gallery fabrics. I think their tagline is “Feel the Difference” and it really is true. The binding is a wine colored Oval Element print. I quilted straight lines 1/4″ on each side of the horizontal, vertical and diagonal seams. The final quilt measures about 40″ x 40″.

Summerlove Stripe Back

I’ll be back at the sewing machine this week finishing up more UFOs. It feels good to wrap things up and share!


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    Deanna says

    Cute! I giggled when I read the name of your post because Summer Love by Justin Timberlake happens to be playing! I like coincidences. =)

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    Deborah says

    I love how a traditional pattern like the Roman Stripe can be made to look so very modern! Love the quilt and Art Gallery fabric! Deb.

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    This is a gorgeous quilt! I’ll giving this pattern a go. All your quilts are stunning and I love how simple they are in design but so striking!! I’m currently getting a whole load of ufo of my to do list, it somehow makes me feel lighter. 🙂

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    sandyb says

    I just love this quilt. The colors and fabric are so refreshing and cute. Thank you for sharing!!!

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    elizabeth says

    I love this quilt – love the colors, the design and the quilting pattern…that looks so great on the back, especially! Thanks for sharing. I love how looking at someone’s beautiful work can lift my spirits. 🙂

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    Sherry says

    I really love this quilt with the pieced back – very nice! That Summerlove fabric line looks awesome. Thanks for sharing & congrats on getting some UFOs finished. I need to work on that. 🙂

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    Hallie says

    Faith, your quilt is stunning! I have never tried this type of pattern, but you have convinced me to give it at try. Thanks for sharing….looking forward to seeing more of your ufo’s!

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    I love it. I like that the Stripped HSTs are all in the same direction. I also LOVE Art Gallery Fabrics and can’t wait to get my hands on Summerlove. Aaaand, now that Justin Timberlake song is in my head thanks to comment #1, haha. 😉

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