Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Chicopee Square Quilt

Chicopee Square Quilt
I've got another magazine quilt pattern out there! This is "Chicopee Square," and on newsstands now in the April/May issue of Quilt Magazine (and now for sale as a stand-alone pattern - click here to purchase).

Cathedral Square quilt
You might remember my Cathedral Square block, which originally appeared in Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks special issue. Same design, new fabric—and a lot more of the blocks. : ) 

Chicopee Square Quilt in Quilt Magazine
I think the design translates well to Denyse Schmidt's Chicopee line. I love the rich, bold colors in this line! The plaids are some of my favorite prints in the line, and think they serve really well here as neutral frames for the bright, fun four-patches. 

Chicopee Square Quilt
This quilt was quilted for my by Cindy Fenske, who is a fellow member of the Milwaukee Modern Quilt Guild. She came up with the fabulous quilting design, which included swirls in the negative space and a fun vintage-y pansy in the middle of each four-patch.

So pick up a copy of Quilt magazine—I found one at Barnes & Noble. This issue focuses on color, so there are lots of bright patterns to peruse, including a six-pointed star pattern. Enjoy!

39 comments:

  1. Congrats. I just love your patterns. I'm sure this is one I'm going to make in the future. Hugs

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  2. another Beauty -- I saw this mag the other day when I was out but was in a rush and didn't have time to stop and look but now I will definatly be picking it up. I got the other magazine and a member of my guild was loving all the patterns in the issue so I had to get her one. We both added your design to our to do list.

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  3. Really beautiful Lee. Love the quilting work too. Fi

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  4. Congratulations! That is a beautiful quilt! Love the colors.

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  5. Breathtaking! Love your beauty shots.

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  6. Great design and use of that fabric line! Congratulations!

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  7. Wow! That line *did* work up super nice with the pattern!

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  8. OOOOOOOOOhhhhhh! This is so pretty and so much fun! Congratulations! I saw you in a book at Joann's this weekend! How fun to see you fly and be recognized for your talent and hard work!

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  9. This looks great! Congrats on another pattern published! =)

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  10. Beautiful quilt, Lee--congrats!

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  11. This is awesome, Lee! Great design.

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  12. That is gorgeous!! It has been added to my to-do list!

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  13. This is such a striking quilt! Love the design and your fabric choices really pop.

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  14. Ohhhh! I am super excited for my magazine to arrive now! I love this pattern!!!

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  15. This is just amazingly lovely. Great job, Lee!!

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  16. Beautiful quilt and I love the fresh look of the design! Congratulations!!!

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  17. Stunning quilt! Congrats on having it published in a magazine:)

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  18. Congrats! Love the patterns in this, and the plaid makes great frames round the coloured centres.

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  19. squeal!!! I love it, and gotta get my hands on a copy of that mag!

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  20. This is so beautiful - these fabrics really stand out against the background and it shows off the quilting so well.

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  21. I love this so much, and I feel compelled to make my own version. I will be purchasing a copy of the magazine as soon as possible!

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  22. I've missed reading your blog since we were out of town, but as usual when I return you don't disappoint! I really think that Chicopee Square Quilt is a stunner, and esp. in the fabrics you've chosen. Agree on the quilting--I always like quilting that enhances a design, rather than overwhelms it.

    I've read through a few of your other posts--congrats, once again--for having a quilt accepted at QuiltCon and I hope you have a great time!

    Elizabeth E.
    opquilt.com

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  23. Congratulations. I like both your versions of this quilt.

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  24. I just saw this on the newsstand today. It is a gorgeous quilt!! Congrats to you and to Cindy for the fab quilting.

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  25. This is beautiful. I love your fabric selections. The darker diagonal pieces are perfect. I'll have to look for the magazine.

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  26. Congrats! It's a really great pattern and works perfectly with Chicopee.

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  27. I LOVE this. Wonder if I can get hold of the magazine Down Under? Will you be releasing it as a PDF later?

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  28. What a stunning pattern for this fabric Lee.

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  29. Lee this quilt is fabulous! Congrats on the publication. I will be picking up a copy for sure.
    Amanda

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  30. Congrats, that is a gorgeous quilt!

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  31. This quilt is so cute! How wonderful to have it published. You deserve it!

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