Sunday, June 18, 2017

An Unbirthday Quilt

Whoa! It's summer here in the Relish household and with that comes lots of time to hang out with my girls and chaos - perfect! They will both be together again at school this coming fall and I am so excited for them. My youngest is going to be in Kindergarten! Most of you can understand the emotions involved with that one sentence. She graduated pre-school and turned 5 all in the same week as well and all those changes were very hard on both of us. When I realized how hard these changes were going to be, I suggested we have a big birthday party and she could invite all her friends. She said she wanted a party, but not a birthday party, except she did want gifts (priorities). I suggested a Very Merry Unbirthday party like on Alice in Wonderland (one of her favorite stories/movies especially the Johnny Dep version) and she said yes, as long as she could wear her Alice dress (her previous Halloween costume, of course). It was a great party to kickoff summer and celebrate her big achievements. For her birthday gift, I made her an Alice in Wonderland quilt and that's what brings be here today....

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

I used a free pattern from Tula Pink called From the Heart and it's basically machine appliqued hearts. I was a fun and fast quilt and perfect for my Rifle Paper Co./Cotton + Steel Wonderland fabric. I quilted sweet and simple rose motif using gold thread.

I've been super busy longarming the past few months that my personal projects have been very neglected. I have a few exciting events coming soon including talking to the Dallas Modern Quilt Guild, Teaching at StitchFest, and a pattern release. I am trying to get a lot of my quilt tops on the longarm so I am able to share with everyone so stay tuned!

If you want to see what I am up to on a daily basis, check out my Instagram @myfabricrelish

Have a great week!



  1. what a beautiful quilt for a beautiful girl! Can't believe how grown up she is

  2. Pretty pretty! Love your choice of fabrics!

  3. Nice post, things explained in details fabrics. Thank You. Fabric

  4. You love quilting and quilting loves you. That is a winning combination. Its just awesome. Vintage Car Insurance

  5. I love your creativity. Quilts speak to us with their color and design. When they speak, they exhibit their soul to us. This begins a relationship between quilter and quilt. A marvelous experience.
    Helene Goldnadel


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