Village Quilt

Yesterday my happy package from the Fat Quarter Shop came in with an American Jane “Bread ‘n Butter” layer cake and the “Village” pattern by Miss Rosie’s Quilt company.  I just love, love, love the bright happy colors!  Don’t you?  IMG_6346As  I looked at the pattern, I noticed that it called for 8 charm packs or 280 5″ squares.  From one 10″ layer cake you can get 4 -5″ squares.  That would give me only 168 squares.  Soooo…. I was 140 short or so.  With the price of layer cakes at around $40.00, I did not want to order another stack, so I sorted through my stash and picked out some that I think work really well.  (I wish I was one of those famous quilt FullSizeRender-1bloggers who get their fabric for free, but I’m not, so I will definitely use what I have!)

I cut all of my fabric into 5″ squares or “Nickel” cuts and then put them all in a pretty pretty stack.  Aren’t they pretty?  Now I can put this project aside and head in to the kitchen where I will be making a wedding cake for my son’s friend’s wedding.  (Did I mention that I was crazy?!)

Life is Sweet:)–Tracy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s