Vintage Home quilt update

I’m always trying to use my fabric stash, rather than buy new supplies, and one stashbusting project I’m very happy with is the Vintage Home quilt by Jo Avery

The plan with this one was to use my Liberty scraps, and I do think they look pretty.  I haven’t managed to keep up with the block of the month aspect of this one, but I’m probably two thirds of the way through the piecing, so not bad at all.

Jo published the quilt layout a couple of months ago, and it’s good to see where everything will fit.  I’ve got two big blocks to make – the suitcases and sewing machine – the lamp and candlestick.  I’m not a fan of applique so I’m planning to piece the letters for Home Sweet Home, and substitute a dog (of course!) for the cat.

For the back of my quilt I’m making a patchwork of the leftover Liberty fabric.  I’m looking forward to emptying that box of scraps!

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