Hello Jane has Arrived and Coordinating Solids

Hello Jane for Windham Fabrics

The day has come!  Hello Jane has shipped and is finally available at quilt shops and online!

 I’ve been nerves waiting for this to ship…waiting for other people to get it and see it in real life…so many nerves!  

Hello Jane for Windham Fabrics coordinating solids

You know I love mixing in bunches of solids each time I make a quilt, even when it’s my own collection.  Solids make everything else POP!   So I’m adding a list below of some solids that look great with Hello Jane.  Most of them aren’t a perfect match, but really you don’t want a perfect match.  It adds depth and interest to have a few different hues like I did in this quilt!   If it was all one tone of purple and blue it would be boring!  

There are three textured solids that come with the collection and are perfect matches…if you want a perfect violet purple to match the collection this is as close as it gets! 

Hello Jane for Windham Fabrics coordinating solids

Here are some other recommendations from Moda Bella Solids and Kona Solids since those are the only color cards I own 😉 :

Light Purple:  Kona 24 Petunia, Bella 9900 66 Lilac (this is more a lavender but beautiful with it)

Dark Purple:  Kona 1383 Violet

Red:  Kona 1194 Lipstick, or Bella 9900 47 Scarlet

Orange:  Kona 149 Papaya

Yellow:  Bella 9900 250 Daffodil

Green:  Bella 9900 228 Grass

Navy:  Kona 1218 Marine (not an exact match but still pretty)

Teal:  Bella 9900 107 Turquoise, or Kona 1183 Jade Green

Aqua: Bella 9900 169 Ruby Ice, 9900 34 Aqua, or Kona 1173 Ice Frappe (I bought this at Joann’s in a pinch and it was a perfect match!)

Hello Jane for Windham Fabrics coordinating solids

Hello Jane for Windham Fabrics coordinating solids

Here are a few of my favorite things I’ve made with Hello Jane and my past project posts! 

Hello Jane Projects (this includes the Summer Runner table runner below), Cascade, In Tune, Shortcake, Playful 2 and Celebrate, Lavender Blue, and Bloom

Hello Jane Fabric Projects Cluck Cluck Sew

In case you are new-ish to this blog here is a post I wrote in 2015 about Choosing and Using Solids, including a big long list of my favorite solid colors that I use frequently. 

Checkout your favorite shops and they might just have Hello Jane in stock!  

 

 

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Bizzy Kid take 2

Bizzy Kid Quilt Pattern

3 years ago I discontinued this pattern for a few months so I could add more size options to the pattern…and 39 months later I finally did it!  😉  

Sorry to everyone who emailed me for this pattern over the past 3 years and I told you it would be done *soon*.  Little did you know soon meant 3 years LOL!  

Bizzy Kid Quilt Pattern

I made this one with fabrics I had on hand, but I bought that cute Cotton and Steel whale print I just love.  I quilted this on my own machine and it actually turned out pretty awesome!  It was a good break from my regular designs and so easy to do!  

Can you spot the one rouge wave going the wrong direction?  I didn’t even notice it until I was done and now it’s my (our) secret. 

Bizzy Kid Quilt Pattern

My handsome quilt holder upper just turned 10 and is so tall (I’m nearly 6′ and my husband is 6’3″).    Our kids will be very tall! 

Bizzy Kid Quilt Pattern

The Bizzy Kid pattern is in my shop.  For a look at my original version of this quilt it can be seen here.  I made this quilt in a Christmas version that is still my favorite Christmas quilt you can see here.  

 

 

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One Way

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

The sun came out!  My husband loves when the sun comes out…it means I haul all my quilts around and he gets to hold them up for photos.  Just kidding he hates it.  😉  Can you spot the hazy Mt. Rainier in the picture? 

I’m sharing my One Way quilt and pattern today.  If Pow Wow had a little brother it would be this pattern.  It has a very similar look, but is constructed differently and without sashing (yay!).  Between the two I’d say this one is easier, and I like the look of the arrows against each other.  

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

The fabrics are mostly from the Cotton and Steel Bluebird collection with some other basics thrown in. 

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

The pattern has 5 size options, and also includes instructions on the back page to make an all print version like the baby quilt below.  

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

It’s a bit more work to layout so I wouldn’t recommend making an all print version like this in a large size, but you could make the solid background version with different low volume prints or one color prints and it would look just as amazing.  

The prints in this pink version are almost all from Heather Ross for Windham Fabrics, with some basics thrown in from my stash. 

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

Pink and yellow make me happy!   The pattern is in my shop

One Way Quilt Pattern, Cluck Cluck Sew

My newborn baby Jane turned ONE this week!  

How how how did one year already fly by?!!!!!   My heart…I seriously can’t take it you guys!  She just keeps growing! 

 

 

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