May was such a busy month for me. I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy to see June!

I did manage to get my sewing time in though!

dear-daughter-quilt-373I made the June chapter entirely from my Turn Up The Volume bundle from Fat Quarter Shop.  UPDATE!!!! – THAT BUNDLE SOLD OUT ~ THE NEW BUNDLE IS TURN UP THE VOLUME 2 ~  (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST)fat quarter bundle giveawayI used the purple, orange and yellow for my log cabin circle but if you use one color I think it will look even more circular ~

dear daughter block of the month text quilt

The flying geese blocks went together fast and I like the progression of color from blue to yellow. :)  I have these square rulers in a few sizes and they are great for squaring up your blocks.  It makes a huge difference (at least for me!) and you can get them pretty cheap at Joanne’s when they have their coupons out … I use the 12 1/2 and 6 1/2 sizes the most but I also have 4 1/2 and 2 1/2. The smaller sizes are excellent for trimming half-square triangles.  I like to square up everything as I go to keep things straight as I’m joining blocks.

dear daughter block of the month text quiltYou might not notice at first glance but the triangles get darker toward the top so they contrast a little better against the yellow.

dear daughter block of the month text quilt

I didn’t get a shot this month of all the chapter blocks together, but you can see where this chapter fits into the quilt diagram below.

dear daughter block of the month text quilt

I hope you enjoy the June Chapter!  dear-daughter-quilt-352Want to join in?

You can find the pattern

 in MY SHOP!



The Fat Quarter Shop and The Warm Company are sponsoring this quilt-a-long and the winners for June are:

Martha W from Texas ~ Fat Quarter shop $25 Gift Certificate

Claire S from California ~ The Warm Company Product

Loretta E from Australia ~ The Warm Company Product




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