Twirl Inspiration

My first project this year was playing with Twirl. I have never made anything with a layer cake before and I wanted to make sure that I got the most use out the fabric available and that what I ended up with was a large usable quilt. Here’s what I designed and made:

Did I mention it snowed this weekend! I can’t tell you how tickled Anne was to play outside in it ๐Ÿ™‚

The top measures 64×72 inches and I have decided to go borderless. This will be a first for me, but I just don’t think the quilt needs it. I am waiting on Twirl yardage to become available (supposed to be this week) and I will buy a backing and the binding – I’m hoping this will be my first BIG finish of 2012.

Have you entered the giveaway yet for the Twirl Layer Cake? What will you make if you win?

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20 Responses to Twirl Inspiration

  1. Cheree says:

    It’s beautiful! I’ve never gone border-less before either but I completely agree with you. :o) Lovely job! (Wicked jealous about the snow. We have yet to get any decent amount!)

  2. jen says:

    oh wow that is gorgeous!

  3. Tara says:

    This looks awesome! So nice and bright ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Mary says:

    It is stunning! I love how you used that layer cake.

  5. christina says:

    wow, i LOVE the colors!! definately boarderless:)

  6. Debbe says:

    Beautiful! I am too chicken to lay my quilts in the snow.

  7. Angie C says:

    Very cute top! It looks great on the snow ๐Ÿ™‚ Can’t wait to see the completed quilt!

  8. Lisa L. says:

    I LOVE IT!! And I am SO glad that you are going border-less. It is perfect just as it is!

  9. Jessica says:

    So stunningly bright, love it!

  10. Terry says:

    Love it!!!! Look forward to seeing it after it’s quilted!

  11. Anna Veit says:

    I really like the Twirl. Going borderless – is that like going topless?!? Wish it would snow here (Northern VA).

  12. Vicki says:

    Melissa!! That is a fabulous design. It’s absolutely going to have to go on my long (long) list of “want-to-do” quilts!!

  13. Looks fantastic!!! I can’t believe you put it on the snow. You’re crazy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Rita Goshorn says:

    twirl is such a pretty collection … and your quilt does it justice! very nice.

  15. Cathy Byrd says:

    Oh that is SO pretty! I agree – no border needed :0
    No snow down here – 74 degrees today – I’m in a short sleeved T Shirt and sandals ๐Ÿ™‚
    Make a mini snow person for me :0
    Cathy Byrd

  16. Pat V. says:

    Oh, I love this quilt!

  17. Susan says:

    Wow Melissa – Twirling Around is gorgeous! Love how you photographed it on the snow…great idea. Agreeing with others about going borderless – it’s perfect as it is. ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. OH !!! gorgeous !! love it !

  19. Connie says:

    Beautiful quilt Melissa! The fabrics and colors are yummy!

  20. Leanne Clare says:

    Love Love Love it!

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