Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2

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On Friday, we announced our Westward Journey Quilt Along, and provided the fabric requirements. Do you have your fabrics selected? I looked around the shelves and corners of my quilting cottage over the weekend, and found a box of pretty aqua, green, blue and purple fat quarters I had forgotten about.

with net Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2The box only had 20 fat quarters, but I decided to go ahead and use them for this Quilt Along. When I opened them up, however, I realized there were a few duplicate fat quarters.

Box 300px Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2So I took out the duplicates and returned them to my stash, since I’d like a lot of variety like Beth’s original Westward Journey quilt design. That left me with these:

FQs from pack 300px Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2Left with only 13 fat quarters from that collection, I turned to my stash. Here are some I came up with that might work…we’ll see as I begin to piece the blocks. Please bear with me…I snapped these quick photos with my phone in a variety of different settings, and they are not exactly color accurate:

FQs from stash 300px Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2And since some of those fabrics weren’t full fat quarters, and still not quite enough fabric to equal 25 fat quarters for this pattern, it was off to my local quilt shop! I took along the focal print (shown on the bottom below) from my initial collection, and here’s what I found there:quilt shop FQs 300px1 Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2Irene B. was kind enough to share a snapshot of her fabric selections today (thanks, Irene!):

Irene Baldock 300px1 Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2Stop by our Editors’ Blog again tomorrow for the next step in our Westward Journey Quilt Along.

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6 Responses to Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2

  1. Paula Z says:

    I love your color selection, this is going to make a beautiful quilt!

  2. Barb Elliott says:

    I would love to do this. I have to get my sewing room back in order quickly since I started painting it and making new curtains over the weekend. This will give me the incentive I need to get that done. Thanks

  3. Irene Baldock says:

    I love those blues. Looking forward to the next installment

  4. Nancy Gardner says:

    I love all the coloras together.

  5. Jean Brittingham says:

    Love your aqua, green, blue, and purple fabric choices!

  6. Carol Timmerman says:

    Looks like fun, great colors

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