April 3 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Roundabout Quilt by Amber, One ShaBby ChiCk

Here’s a detail shot of Amber’s pieced curves. Amber used a Quiltalong how-to from A Commonplace Life for her Roundabout Quilt.

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116 Responses to April 3 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. nikole terry says:

    I love the quilting on the circles!

  2. Amber W says:

    love the circles!

  3. Krystina says:

    Again! I had to comment! Mendocino is one of my all time favorite prints and what really got me to start sewing like a crazy person. I love this quilt.

  4. susan alexander/wilson says:

    Wow! I’ve been wanting to get started with quilting, but something’s not been clicking. This is IT!! I am sufficiently inspired and THIS is what I want to make.

  5. Faith says:

    Circles look so neat, but I am scared to try them. One of these days I will work up the nerve to try.

  6. I love it! i’m feeling I need to graduate from squares to circles. Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Anna says:

    It’s lovely! I’m at the stage where I’m appreciating curves, but not yet ready to attempt them myself! I think I need to get a bit more practice with straight lines first…

  8. susan h says:

    i really like the different shapes here. the color scheme is pleasant too! not quite ready to do circles though.. will need more practice 🙂

  9. Sara says:

    Wonderful! Makes me think crop circles (in a great beautiful graceful way, not the creepy alien way, I swear!).

  10. Sara says:

    Wonderful! Makes me think crop circle (in a great beautiful graceful way, not the creepy alien way, I swear!).

  11. Megan Presley says:

    I want to make a roundabout quilt! This one is wonderful!

  12. Liberty says:

    Lovely! I’m inspired!

  13. Rochelle says:

    The quilting on this one makes it really special.

  14. Ellen Ban says:

    This is one of my favorites. Would love to make a circle quilt with my Mendocino fabrics. Love the movement it creates!

  15. Abby says:

    So cool! I want to make one!

  16. Kathy says:

    Oh I love everything about this quilt!

  17. circles are my favorite! I love this one with very large circles!!

  18. Rachel says:

    I have to admit – that looks intimidating!

  19. Tally says:

    Fantastic quilt. I imagine it hanging here at my own wall; its so beautiful.

  20. PeachRainbow says:

    Simply Beautiful!

  21. Love the quilt!

  22. Jessy says:

    Wow! I am not usually one for curved piecing or anything that reminds me of a bento box, but I have fallen in love with this quilt! It is beautiful and of course I love the Mendocino fabric!

  23. Patty Simmons says:

    What a great quilt! Your choice of colors and prints really gives this a modern feel. Keep up the great work!

  24. Nezabudkina says:

    This quilt reminds me fo the colorful fields of the midwest as seen from the airplane 🙂 Wonderful work!

  25. Kelli says:

    The quilting is just stunning!

  26. Erin says:

    Beautiful! I love it when the quilting follows the lines of the quilt. It really emphasized the design.

  27. Shannon F. says:

    This quilt is just stunning!

  28. KM says:

    Beautiful! I love how it’s quilted, too.

  29. Laura says:

    You guys are making me so jealous with all the wonderful quilts. I really would like to own this one! well, pretty much all the ones you’ve posted so far.

  30. Sylvie says:

    What a nice quilt again!

  31. Kelli says:

    Wow!!! I love it and how she used the circles and the quilting with the Mendocino fabrics to give the illusion of water…LOVE IT!!!

  32. Marcia W. says:

    Wonderful curves… do I have the courage to try curves? Thank you for your Quilt II giveaways.

  33. Deb V says:

    What a beautiful quilt. I just love all the colors.

  34. Margaret Hurst says:

    Another great quilt – love the colors and the quilting!

  35. Katrina H says:

    I love the richness of this quilt, without being so bogged by heavy dark colors!

  36. Kristy says:

    A circle quilt is next on my list. Love it!

  37. Ruth says:

    I love the fabric in the quilt. How beautifully put together!

  38. Elizabeth says:

    This is so pretty! I don’t have the courage to sew curves yet though.

  39. Cathy A says:

    I love it! And it reminds me of my strange love of driving through roundabouts.

  40. Becca says:

    Love the circles… and the colours!

  41. Ramona says:

    Love this quilt. It is definitely going on my to do list.

  42. Melissa says:

    I never thought of piecing curves. Thanks, this is great!

  43. Karo says:

    this is definitely on my to-sew list! love the fabric choices, too. 🙂

  44. duff says:

    I love the fabric choices here–I feel mermaids swimming in tidal pools. This piece definitely evokes a visceral response!

  45. Erica says:

    I love the mendocino. And the way she quilted the circles so that they pop!

  46. Michele says:

    I love the design and colors!

  47. Manechka says:

    What a beauty! One day I hope to graduate to such skill level… Inspired I aspire =)

  48. Marianne C says:

    I’ve made a roundabout but in only 2 colors. I want to find my templated and go crazy with pattern and color!

  49. I love the design and quilting!

  50. Corvus says:

    It reminds me of farming with sprinklers running around a central pivot- those round fields you always see from airplanes. Lovely!

  51. sharon says:

    Love this quilt! Thanks Sharonj.

  52. Kaye Prince says:

    Gorgeous! Love the Heather Ross fabrics!

  53. Wendy D. P. says:

    So cute – love the fabric!

  54. Cristi says:

    These quilts are so inspiring!

  55. Teri says:

    i find curves intimidating…but i may finally need to get over that.

  56. Erin says:

    This is a beautiful quilt and a very clear quilt-a-long. Thanks for sharing!

  57. lucy Johnson says:

    ooo. very nice.

  58. Christine says:

    Awesome quilt!

  59. Sara says:

    pretty circles displayed here!

  60. Jeannette says:

    Oh Circles, Something new to try! I love that quilt.

  61. Lexi says:

    This was already on my list of quilts to make, happy to see it here again!

  62. Katie says:

    Fantastic and inspiring design.

  63. bunty says:

    As a beginner quilter Im in awe of quilts like that! Its amaaaazing!

  64. Andi says:

    Another beautiful quilt. I’d love to try this – I have never done anything with curves.

  65. Tara Boos says:

    I love all the oranges! Very nicely done, are those curves hard?!! Thanks for sharing.

  66. Ethne says:

    This is a lovely quilt, great coloursI
    want to do a ‘circle’ quilt but keep getting drawn toward the ‘I do’ quilt by Cherry House

  67. jane says:

    that’s so pretty, what lovely warm colours. i love the site with the tutorial too!

  68. Silvia says:

    Very nice!! it seems difficult to make….

  69. Skye says:

    Absolutely stunning!

  70. Shelly P. says:

    I love the circles! What an intersting quilt!

  71. May Britt says:

    I love curves on a quilt 🙂
    This one is beautiful

  72. Frogdancer says:

    I made one of these last year. It’s a very satisfying project.

  73. Alexis says:

    Such a great quilt!

  74. Julie W says:

    Beautiful quilt!!

  75. Georgia says:

    It’s fantastic. Those curves scare me!

  76. Julia says:

    Someday I will make a circley quilt! Look how great the circles are! Georgous!

  77. simone says:

    Lovely quilt, lovely fabrics.

  78. Audrie says:

    Absolutely love this quilt.

  79. Veronica says:

    Wow! That is so cool. I love the fabrics. They all go together so well.

  80. Lisa says:

    I LOVE quilting month!

  81. Great quilt with a wonderful sense of movement in the fabrics and design 🙂

  82. Sorahart says:

    The mermaid fabric is Heather Ross, right? It looks lovely!

  83. Michelle says:

    I like this unusual color combination very much! And I recognize some of the fabrics from my stash.

  84. jacquie says:

    congrats on the feature! great work as always!!

  85. alli b says:

    so beautiful!

  86. alisha says:


  87. Debbie Bishop says:

    This is great! I’m amazed at the number of creative folks out there.

  88. wendy says:

    Wow . . . that is the coolest quilt with round elements that I’ve seen in awhile!

  89. Corrie says:


  90. delitealex says:

    Love this. I might have to make one.

  91. Katie B says:

    Gorgeous. I love the way she quilted this.

  92. Southern Gal says:

    So unique.

  93. Rene says:

    Loving the circles 🙂

  94. Greeblygreebly says:

    What a cool quilt! I love the fabric choices.

  95. Sam says:

    Wow! Her quilting is stunning!

  96. Kaylin says:

    Yay! very fun:)

  97. stacia says:

    wow, i’m going to be bookmarking a lot of stuff this month. nice!

  98. Amy says:

    I’ve just got to make one of those! That’s so neat looking!

  99. Carrie L says:

    Beautiful. This is going to be a fun month!

  100. DebbieKL says:

    Very neat! Love the circles.

  101. Amber’s Roundabout quilt is so pretty, great fabrics, great quilting and great design!

  102. Mary M says:

    Wow, completely amazing!

  103. Erica Ferguson says:

    Ohhhh I love this quilt!!!

  104. Crafty Mummy says:

    Gorgeous quilt! I love the look of circles but as yet have ben too chicken to try them myself…

  105. Melissa says:

    I just love circles and squares together!

  106. ~Helena~ says:

    That quilt is awesome. I’m not brave enough to try curves yet.

  107. Beal says:

    Wow – that’s cool!

  108. Mindy says:

    What a pretty quilt. I’ve always had a desire to quilt, and I’ve been really thinking a lot about it lately, but it seems so intimating. So mostly I just look and wish.

  109. Anna Pfeil says:

    very cute.

  110. Linda says:

    Pretty quilt!

  111. felicity says:

    Gorgeous! And I’ve bookmarked that quiltalong for future reference.

  112. Lauree Myler says:

    wow… this is so exciting. thanks for some great quilting stuffs!


  113. Tong says:

    Gorgeous! I think my next quilt will be a circle quilt!

  114. Liz says:

    I ADORE this quilt. I have it bookmarked, it’s on my list! 🙂

  115. MamaBee says:

    Gorgeous quilt!

  116. Nichole says:

    This is beautiful!

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