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by Lesley Storts

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ยปA Look Back At 2017ยซ

I’ve enjoyed reading so many people’s blogs and Instagram posts looking back at the past year. In compiling my projects for the last year, I’ve enjoyed seeing what I completed too.

Ohio in Blue made with Katarina Rocellas’s fabric was one of the most fun quilts I made last year! I was pleased with the finished quilt.


My Pike Quilt made from Sharon Holland’s fabric was challenging to design and make, but an enjoyable process at the same time. The free pattern for this quilt can be found HERE on Craftsy.


Lucy and I made dozens of saltcellar pincushions! I have so much glass I need to get busy making more.

I was surprised at the number of quilts I made that I did not keep! If I didn’t have pictures of these, I would have forgotten.

In February I created a quilt for RJR Fabric’s blog – also known as #whatshadeareyou. Creating the Game Night quilt was a challenge and a quilt that I had been wanting to make. I’m happy to be able to check this quilt off of my list and enjoy it.

One final quilt for my year of the rainbow is my Lucky Point Quilt.


Overall I would call it a successful year! And 2018 is off to a good start because I have a couple of quilts that are almost finished that get counted as 2018 finishes ๐Ÿ˜‰

If you made it this far — well, thanks! And one last goodie that I found of our driving dog while I was searching for quilt pictures…

Happy Quilting! โ–ถ๏ธŽย โ–ถ๏ธŽย โ–ถ๏ธŽ

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ยปPike Quiltยซ


P3150027.jpgNew quilt! Let’s keep this short and sweet…

Inspiration: Previous small Pike quilt. Traditional jackknife block.
New size: 55″ square
Fabric: Bountiful, by Sharon Holland made by Art Gallery Fabric
Thread: Aurifil
Pattern: FREE!!!!! ย ย

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI picked my fabrics and realized afterย I started putting it all together that I was following the primary color scheme. I tend to do that. A lot. I think I like that combo. ๐Ÿ˜‰

IMG_3825Quilting done on my domestic Pfaff. I realized that the pebbling I quilted in the center was very dense so I lightened up when I moved out. I free motion quilted this entire quilt and loved the process.


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI am so happy I can offer a pattern with this quilt. I think the pattern would work with so many different fabrics!

If you make it, use #pikequilt and tag me @lesleystorts or @stortsmarket so I can see what you create!

Happy Quiltingย โ–ถ๏ธŽย โ–ถ๏ธŽย โ–ถ๏ธŽ