Last fall I taught a spiderweb class at a private retreat for some friends. They really loved my Stellar Stars Caught in a Web. I wanted to show them other ways this fun quilt could be put together so I started this bright and cherry quilt.
I put it away shortly after the class because I was running out of background fabric, Trade Winds by Lily Ashbury for Moda. It did not help that I made that center left block backwards. I’m sure you’ve never done that before. Grrrr!
I found it again while cleaning. I really wanted to make it bigger and thought maybe I could maybe find a similar background as I knew it would near impossible to find the Trade Winds fabric as it is several years old. On a whim I thought I’d do a Google search and see if I could find any. At first I only found other pieces in the line. But lucky me after several stops around the web I found a yard of it. A few days latter it arrived at my home.
I cut me some more kites and got busy make more webs. This time being extra careful not to make any backwards.
Smiling as I chained them through, cause these bright cheery colors sure make me happy, and I feel so lucky to have found more background.
From Keepsake Quilting
This is lovely. I do like your background fabric. I would never have thought of using such a "busy" design but it totally works!
Love it – glad you were able to keep making it bigger!!
Your background print is amazing! I would have never thought to use such a "wild" print.
I'm so glad you found it. I love the bright and happy look of the webs.
This is so charming! I'm making a completely scrappy version (also with a print background), and this concentric-circles version is on my bucket list. Biggest challenge will be not starting the new one until the first one is done!
They really are happy–dancing their very own dance!
Beautiful! I love it!
Such a wonderful quilt, it made me smile! (as I to have one just like this 1/2 finished & put away, somewhere!) Glad you were able to find more background print…. keep spinning more of those webs!
What a beautiful quilt with so many happy colors. So great you found more of the backround fabric.
Don't you love when that happens! It's a beautiful quilt. I love the kaleidoscope effect!
So glad you found some. What a great looking quilt.