Monday, August 3, 2015

Quilter's Neighborhood - Completed

Seasonal Neighborhood
Quilt of Valor
71 x 80
The Quilter's Neighborhood blocks have been finished over four years and have been moved from place to place in my sewing room for far too long. I wanted to finish the quilt, but I just couldn't find the right setting for the blocks.

I searched everywhere for setting ideas (Pinterest, blogs, books) and even found some ideas that I thought would work; however, a lot of them were designed for much smaller blocks and would require major changes to accommodate these 12 inch sampler blocks.

The setting that I finally chose from the book Sensational Settings by Joan Hanson also needed some alternations, but the top came together fairly quickly once I did a bit of math.

In retrospect, I probably should have placed the trees in the center and the houses in the four corners, but it is what it is.

Seasonal Neighborhood is Quilt of Valor #71 - links to all the quilts can be found here.


  1. Nope...the houses belong in the middle:) Good job.

  2. NO no, I love the houses in the center as the theme of NEIGHBORHOOD.
    You did very well Nancy!

  3. That's what I call a friendly quilt and it's perfect just the way it is! I love the tree/house placement.

  4. Oh I LOVE it! That's one my favorites! Well done!! I can't believe the pieces have been waiting so long for the big finish! I'd say you nailed it.

  5. Feels good to use up something that has been laying around! Well done! :)

  6. I really like this layout. I think it's unique but with these traditional and familiar quilt concepts and pieces. I think you did a great idea. I shuddered when you said you had to *gulp* do math. hehe.

  7. I agree, the houses in the middle are just right. In fact it looks like that arrangement was the plan all along. Very nice!

  8. Very pretty and such a creative layout. It works perfectly!


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