Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Here's My Friend Tiffany With Some Fandango love!

Today's guest blogger happens to be a very good friend of mine. Tiff and I met on twitter and started chatting on the phone, now I don't think I could get thru a day without chatting a bit. She blogs over at Another Pie In The Sky. I was so glad that she agreed to be a guest on my blog this week, and that she faced her fear and finally cut into this beautiful fabric :) I hope you hop on over to her blog and say hi for me!

Another Pie in the SkyHi everyone! I'm so glad to be here at Craizee Corners! I am a huge fan of Kate Spain! In fact, the first "real" fabric I bought to start building my stash was Kate Spain's Fandango. It is one of my all time favorite fabric lines. The fat quarter set has been on my shelf for 9 months. Sha said, "Hey, I'm doing Kate Spain month. Now you can use your Fandango that you've had forever." Of course I couldn't say no, what kind of friend would I be? It took me a day to stare at it trying to talk myself out of it, then it sat a day and a half on my cutting table before I finally got up the courage to start cutting up my beloved and cherished Fandango fabric. 

I decided to do a disappearing 9 patch. I had never done this before and I have really enjoyed it (I'm sure the fabric had a lot to do with it, too). The cutting and block assembly went really quick. I had made a 9 patch before so I was familiar with that part. I was a bit baffled when I learned I had to cut the 9 patch blocks. I mean, it's bad enough to cut fabric, put it back together, but having to cut it again and put it together again...I find it humorous. 

I have not sewn the blocks together, but it is up on my design board to be sewn together. Here is how it looks...

The disappearing 9 patch would be great for a beginner or a seasoned quilter. I love how this pattern allowed me to showcase each great fabric in this line! Also, as sad as I am to use the fabric (may have to order more) I am very happy to get to use my favorite fabric, and now I will be able to cuddle up underneath it.
Thank you Sha for having me! I appreciate you allowing me to share my Fandango quilt with you and your readers.

A big thank youi to Tiffany for showing us this great Fandango project. I am going to be bugging you until you finish this quilt, but like you said what are friends for?

Come back tomorrow for more Kate Spain love. I am going to put the borders on my Terrain quilt and then start the next Terrain quilt. Yes you heard me correct...I love this fabric so much that I am making a quilt for the guest room and a throw for the living room. I am using The Terrain Project Sheet Pattern for the throw.

And don't forget to enter the giveaway of 4 yards of your choice of Terrain from the Fat Quarter Shop!

Sha :)


  1. Thanks for sharing the Kate Spain fabric love. I still have some Fandango fabric to make something wonderful.

  2. Great post. I'm glad you love Kate Spain as much as I do. Working on my Fandango project now too! L

  3. I missed out on Fandango, but I love seeing all the wonderful projects people have created.

  4. This came out fantastic and can't get over the beauty of the blocks... Great job Tiffany and Sharon you rock. How nice of you to have guest bloggers that quilt to be on your blog.

  5. Great job Tiffany! I've done the disappearing 9-patch as a border, but not as a whole quilt ~ yet. Once you're cuddling under it this winter, you'll be even happier that you finally made that first cut! :D


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