The Chocolate Quilt


Here is my latest quilt finish. My husband named it  “The Chocolate Quilt”. It is my first isosceles triangle project. I cut a lot of triangles and started arranging them on my design wall; the final layout ending up with 190 triangles using 18 different fabrics. A great stash buster project the quilt finishes at approximatley 37″ x 52″.  I used a sweet grey pindot for the backing.


The quilt will be gifted to a tiny baby boy who lives in France. He was born in early October weighing less than 3 pounds at 1.285 kgs. What a miracle !


My most recent rescue cat followed me out to the photo shoot location. She is a gorgeous blue Russian. Not being really good at naming anything, I call her “the Russian”. What she did next really surprised me…


she made the leap up onto the grainary roof – at least an 8 foot jump ! Then she meowed and knocked snow all over me wanting me to help her down – jeeze !

For those who may be wondering why my husband named the triangle quilt “The Chocolate Quilt” ? Well, you know how when you break a piece off of one of those thin dark chocolate bars and some little crumbs of chocolate sprinkle down – sometimes un- noticed ? Yes, I am guilty of occasionally indulging while quilting and I think that while sewing the rows together those little crumbs leapt onto my fabric and I pressed them in without noticing ! I hear a hot iron can really set chocolate stains 😦


Later today I’m going to attempt to remove the stains, wish me luck !

Thanks for having a look and Happy Thanksgiving to all my visitors from south of the 49th parallel.

I’ll be linking to Finish it up Friday at CrazyMomQuilts.

p.s., I’ve disabled comments because of some disheartening comments



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