Sunny Colorado {a finished table topper!!}

I had a productive weekend in the sewing room and was able to finish my little table topper last night that I’m calling Sunny Colorado.

Sunny Colorado Table Topper

The fabric is from a Moda Sunnyside charm pack and I love the colors!!  I was wanting to make something with the Colorado block for myself (after I created this pillow for my friend Julia).  I needed a taste of spring and this certainly did the trick.  I used some of the leftover charm squares to piece a simple back.

Sunny Colorado back

For the quilting, I kept it simple looking for a “less is more” feel and echo quilted 1/4″ outside the seams only on the background fabric.  I love the effect it makes and how the blocks seem to stand out more.  I used Aurifil 50 wt. #2021 on the front and #2600 on the back…basically because that is what I had in the bobbin and I was too lazy to change it 🙂  The table topper finishes up at 16 1/2″ square.

Sunny Colorado Table Topper quilting detail

Doesn’t it look so perfect with my flowers and sweet daisy frame that I received for Christmas?  Please try to ignore the yucky rainy day outside the window and rain filled pool cover.  I’m not complaining about this rain because I’m just happy it isn’t SNOW!

Sunny Colorado on table

 

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11 thoughts on “Sunny Colorado {a finished table topper!!}

  1. These projects are great. By any chance… are there any instructions. Bright and cheery table toppers with a great use of colors.

  2. This is so cute! I love this block and adore Kate Spain so it realky can’t get any better. I hear you on the happy it’s not snow. It was a might long winter.

  3. That’s beautiful….our quilt quild just got done doing the Colorado Quilt Block for the month of March….I love that block!!!

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