Friday, April 30, 2021

Dakota Inspired--Quilt Top Done!

My most recent finish is the quilt top from Alycia's Dakota Inspired mystery quilt-along. This one wasn't much of a mystery for me because I didn't start piecing mine until around the time that Alycia was giving the clues for assembling blocks.

Dakota Inspired, 67.5" x 83.25"

I always enjoy Alycia's mystery quilts because the piecing is fairly easy and goes quickly. I didn't have enough of any single red fabric, so each red churn dash is a different print. Some are red, white & blue prints, others are red tone-on-tones.

I added a border that was cut at 3" wide to finish off the outer edges. I love the way the dark blue fabric frames the rest of the quilt.

My best spot for taking quilt photos is with the quilt or top hanging off the railing of our back deck. It can be tricky if there is too much wind or sun, but I was fairly lucky out there today.

I'm  linking up with Can I Get a Whoop Whoop at Confessions of a Fabric Addict and Finished or Not Friday at Alycia Quilts.

Julie in GA


  1. It is such a great design, Julie. I like the subtle differences of the red prints.

  2. Beautiful, Julie. I love the color combo and scraps you used.

  3. Great quilt Julie! Will you keep this one or give it away?

  4. What a great idea to make each red different!! It turned out so great!!

  5. Beautiful version of Alycia's Mystery quilt, Julie!!

  6. OH what a great colorway! I love it all - beautiful quilt!

  7. I have downloaded the pattern! Love this one! Hugs


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