Friday, March 30, 2012
Hi Everyone,

I actually got to sew for a few hours this week. I have had a Jelly Roll of Hello Betty Retro for a while. I don't know what it is about this collection that caught my fancy but for some reason I love it. Teal, orange, super dark almost black brown... I am not normally a repro/retro girl unless it is modern design from the 50's or something... anyway I finally found the pattern I wanted to use it with:

 You can hop along at the Swoon a Hop Along here.

You can get your pattern from Camille here I found having a 60 degree Creative Grids Ruler was really helpful with the templates. I taped the templates to it and used it as my cutting edge.

Stay tuned for todays giveaway. I will be back with that in a little while.
16 comments on "Hopscotching..."
  1. That is going to look stunning.

  2. Fabric choices are perfect. Love it

  3. Yay!! I'm so happy you got to sew. I LOVE Hello Betty too. It's the teal that sealed it for me (I think). It's so pretty!! I've been eyeing that pattern too, better Hop to it. : D

  4. Ooo so pretty! I really want to make this pattern too - I have a christmas jelly roll just waiting for me to find the time for it! Maybe after I get my husband's summer quilt done I will start on this one next. O wait... there is a pile of UFOs waiting for me from last year, hrmmm... ;-)

    Looks great - can't wait to see it all put together!

  5. That is going to be a beautiful quilt! Glad you found some time to sew.

  6. Your blocks look so nifty (using retro lingo for the look).

    You are so lucky to have some of that, I just recently heard of it and now it's nowhere to be found.

  7. this looks like a fun pattern, but are those bias edges I see? I am going to shy from anything on the bias until I can learn to Press and not Iron!

  8. Love the line :) I haven't decided to hopscotch yet - I'm still swooning :) Can't wait to see your quilt come together!

  9. oh my gosh!! It's going to be amazing!!!!! I'm so happy you found some sewing time =D

  10. I've been drawn to that line of fabric but never got any of it. The quilt is going to be gorgeous!

  11. How cool, it looks very 50's to me

  12. Your Hello Betty Hopscoth is going to be gorgeous Julie.

  13. these fabrics are perfect for this project

  14. Pretty fabrics! I thought the brown WAS black! Wow. It is dark. I like this pattern, too. :-)


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