Monday, November 7, 2022

Another Finish: Peanut Butter and Jelly

 When Aaron was little, he sang a little song: "Peanut, peanut butter and jelly, jelly," and he always whispered the "jelly" part. I thought it was so cute and made him do it over and over.

I joined Moda Blockheads 4 this year. I have never done a Moda Blockheads sewalong before, where a new block pattern is released each week, each by a different designer. I had a stack of fabrics that was just waiting to be used so I thought this might be fun, if only I could keep up. I named it Peanut Butter and Jelly, and thought of Aaron the whole time I was making it :)

I did a good job of staying on track throughout the whole sewalong, kind of remarkable for me!

The blocks were 9" finished, and I completed all 42 of them. There were several setting options but I opted for just sewing the blocks together without any kind of sashing. 

As usual, Darby did a great job on the quilting.

When we were in San Luis Obispo (central coast of California) in early November, I had brought the quilt along just in case a photo op popped up. The bricks in this building seemed like the perfect place to photograph.

Behind the scenes:

Quilt: Peanut Butter and Jelly
Pattern by: Moda Blockheads 4 (a sewalong with various designers)
Pieced by: Cindy Wiens
Completed: 2022
Size: 54" x 63"
Quilted by: Darby Myers


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Yvonne from Quilting Jetgirl said... #

You know, I think I can hear Aaron singing the song in my own mind (but in my brother's voice, as I'm positive he knew the same song). The colorway is perfect for a PB&J quilt, and congratulations on the lovely finish!

Needled Mom said... #

Great name and it’s beautiful.

Charlotte M. said... #

That little ditty is from something the kids used to watch, I'm pretty sure. Maybe on nickelodeon? Your PB&J quilt is awesome Cindy. I'm never a fan of those kinds of QALs, but your fabric choices brought this one together really well.

LynnJ in Wis said... #

Inspiring. Love your colors. Kudos to you for getting it done. Wow.

Rochelle aka Bella Quilts said... #

Congratulations on this wonderful quilt. The title and the song are wonderful and the fabrics work so well. Lovely photo of the finished quilt. I admire your ability to keep on track with this. I fear mine would have become a UFO!

Anne / Springleaf Studios said... #

Congrats on not only keeping up but actually finishing. It's beautiful. I really love the colors and fabrics. It's such a lovely look. These types of softer colors are certainly growing on me.