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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

AccuQuilt Ready. Set. GO! Challenge Baby Quilt - Chunky Twists

The April challenge for the Island Batik Ambassadors is
Baby Quilt.
Today is my day to show
Chunky Twists


As Island Batik Ambassadors,
this month is our first industry partner spotlight challenge.
The challenge is to use AccuQuilt dies to create a 40" - 48" baby quilt
using any pattern.


AccuQuilt generously provided the Island Batik Ambassodors with an


I chose a mixture of Island Batik stash builder fabrics and yardage.


The stash builder strips are 5" wide and perfect for the AccuQuilt dies.
I chose to use the Two by Two quilt block in the

The AccuQuilt was so much fun to use to cut the rectangles.
I even made a video to show how fast the rectangles were cut.
If you want, you can see it by clicking HERE


Baby quilts don't have to be pastel, I chose the colors of the rainbow.
I only used one die, the 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle, #8 in the 
GO! Qube Mix and Match 8" Block.


This quilt was so quick to make and the top was ready in one afternoon.
The cutting was so accurate, the seams met perfectly and everything was so perfectly square.


Hobbs Heirloom Premium cotton batting really makes the straight and diagonal lined quilting pop.
Chunky Twists is finished with an Island Batik foundation Basic fabric - Vino for the binding
and finishes at 40" square.


You can find the full list of Island Batik ambassadors posting for the 
Baby Quilt challenge 
by clicking HERE.

It's amazing how modern tools can help us to create.
This is the beginning of lots of fun and accurate cutting.


16 comments:

Karen said...

Love how you've arranged your blocks. Really pretty quilt!

beaquilter said...

Looks great and the block looked so familiar! Then I remembered that it was your blog hop where I made a quilt with this block too!

Lisa Lisa said...

I love all the bright colors! So pretty!

Danice G said...

Gorgeous quilt! I also love the quilting design that you did.

Vicki in MN said...

Great quilt with such a simple block-nice work!

Dena@LivingWaterQuilter.com said...

Nice. Bright and cheerful. I love fast makes too.

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

Very cute baby quilt, Carla!Don't you just love using that AccuQuilt Go? Mine has saved me a LOT of pain!!

Emily said...

This is beautiful! I love the colors. What a great block!

Needled Mom said...

That looks great and I love the batiks you used.

Deonn @ Quiltscapes said...

Cute, Carla! Love the rainbow brights. Don't you love all the modern tools that can make quilting so easy and enjoyable? Love my AccuQuilt too.

Kathleen said...

What a great quilt! I love the assortment of colors and such an easy block - but so effective.

ShirleyC said...

Really beautiful quilt!

Carol said...

Gorgeous quilt--any baby (no matter the age) would love it. I have a Go! Baby but have never tried cutting any strips with it. Maybe I should... I'm sure there are dies that fit it. Anyway, love this quilt--simple but beautiful.

2dogs2luv said...

beautiful for a baby finding true colors; tfs!

Anita said...

A bold and beautiful baby quilt!

Susan said...

Two posts in a row with beautiful, bright quilts. I love the way this one is quilted!