Sunday, October 27, 2013

Roundhouse is ready! (And Festival and sale!)

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If you're stopping by from the Blogger's Quilt Festival - Welcome!

I forgot that one could make two entries in to the festival, and so, Rendezvous was my first, and I decided this will be my second (since I got the pattern finished this weekend).

I blogged about this quilt before, so many of you have undoubtedly already seen it, but if not, here is my Roundhouse.


This quilt is special to me for a few reasons.

1) It was my first ever magazine published quilt.
I work part-time as a pattern editor with American Quilter magazine, and happily, they liked this design of mine enough to publish it!

My Roundhouse!

(This is the cover of the issue, with Amy's gorgeous Spinning Wheels)

Aug/Sept American Quilter

2) It was my all Anna Maria spectrum quilt (a quilt on my bucket list, that I'd been wanting to make after meeting the lovely Mrs. Horner).


It was so indulgent working with so many of her prints together!

AMH rainbow!

and 3) It lives on my couch and served as part of a fort today.

(I should have got a picture).

This is a wonderfully fun quilt to piece, whether you go scrappy or high contrast. (You can see more options of the design in my original post about it). The quilt uses a basic house-shaped piece and half-square triangles, without any Y-seams.

I even have an acrylic template available to make for easier cutting.

Roundhouse template

72" square
Made by me with all Anna Maria Horner fabrics
Quilted by Lindsay Széchényi at
Pattern available here.
Pattern and template available here.
Linked to the ROYGBIV quilts at the Festival.

Use code: FallFestival for 20% off everything in my pattern shop through November 1.
(Including brand new Rendezvous pattern)

Thank you for visiting!

I do love this quilt. ♥



tubakk said...

Can you look at a pretty quilt too often? This one is so beautiful. I love the pattern, and I love Anna M's fabrics. Congratulations with the publishing.

Charlotte said...

it's so beautiful, I will never get tired of seeing it!

Nilya said...

What a fantastic quilt. love the movement in it!

CitricSugar said...

Just gorgeous! The colours are sumptuous!

Brooke said...

I really really really love this quilt, Tracey! The colors are gorgeous and saturated and beautiful! Congrats on the magazine publishing too!

Staci said...

Love this quilt so much! I'm surprised the photos on flickr aren't 'worn out' since I've looked at them so often. I have the magazine, your template and two prints from Kate Spain's Sunnyside collection tucked in a special box. My sister is going to have a lovely surprise for her March birthday!

Katy Cameron said...

It is absolutely gorgeous, worth getting out for every occasion!

Leanne said...

I love this pattern and the fabrics work so well. I have that magazine and might just have to put it on my list. It is lovely to see it in the festival.

Kelly said...

yeah, most awesome rainbow quilt!!!!! I worship this quilt! So so so so so so so beautiful!

audrey said...

Gorgeous! Love the scrappiness effect of the fabric even if it is all from one designer!

Mama Spark said...

I love this quilt, so beautiful!! Thanks for sharing.

Poppyprint said...

You're an amazing designer Tracey and I think this quilt is gorgeous. The last photo is stunning!!

Sherri @ said...

it's gorgeous! Should have been on a cover... just sayin! I really love the fabrics.

Corinnea said...

Spectacular! Definitely magazine worthy!

grapes and hearts said...

Ha! We are pros when it comes to build forts from quilts over here :o) Congrats for being published! And no doubt it was well merited. Your quilt looks gorgeous!!!

suemac said...

Congrats. Beautiful quilt, beautiful fabric.

Heidi said...

Gorgeous quilt. The colors and the pattern are great . And congratulations for the publishing !

Kathy@KayakQuilting said...

Love this! AMH fabric is spectacular and your pattern is unique and interesting!

Candace said...

What a fabulous quilt! I love the fabrics. Congratulations on getting it published!

Heidi said...

Stunning! Love AMH fabrics, (as well as her daughters now too!), and what a great fort this must make;-)

Vicki W said...

Hi Tracey,
Congratulations! I understand that you won my Viewer's Choice prize in the BQF! Please email me so we can coordinate the prize and you can pick the fabrics that you want.

mo said...

It is just Soooo beautiful!! I want to make one!

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