Thursday, March 5, 2020

Everything but the Kitchen Sink


Hello and happy March! We made it through the first long cold months of the year.  This week I have  3 quilts that Louise sent back to Covered in Love. Louise is a CiL board member and she's also taken on the role of UFO and orphan block wrangler.


I'm calling this one a kitchen sink quilt, since it combines so many different orphan blocks. Many of them have diagonal elements which ties them all together. 


This very structured quilt was made with a beautiful fat quarter stack of metallic fabrics using this free pattern.


I tried to take close ups so you can see how pretty and detailed the fabrics are.


Lastly, another different style of kitchen sink quilt bringing together a variety of UFO blocks, all with black and grey tones. Thank you, Louise, the UFO whisperer!


I keep a running box of orphan blocks and UFOs and orphans for Louise and ship it when it gets full. Sundae does her part by keeping things well compressed as I add layers ;)



Covered in Love is a 501(c)(3) charity that donates quilts to patients dying in the hospital, over 500 so far! The March/April drive is going on now.  Check out the main post HERE if you want to get involved. 


Linking to  Confessions of a Fabric Addict and Finished or Not Friday

8 comments:

  1. Louise is my heroine with orphan blocks! And I bet her cat Angel loves catching a whiff of Sundae and her furs in the blocks!

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  2. She is certainly one of the queens of kitchen sink quilts. She did a fabulous job on all and that one with the free pattern totally changed the looks of it with those fabrics.

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  3. Hip-Hip-Hooray for Louise! She's the orphan block wonder! Thanks so much for all she does for CiL with her time & talent. I see Fudge is sending her love to Louise also. (Don't forget to take her out of the box before sending it...:))
    Those quilts turned out absolutely beautiful.

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  4. 'Kitchen sink' quilts are some of my favorites, both to make and to look at. Love the packing helper you have!

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  5. Three cheers for the UFO Whisperer!!!

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  6. Thanks for the kind words, friends!

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  7. Wonderful job Louise did on two of those orphan block quilts. All the quilts are gorgeous and will be well received in the next batch you deliver.

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