Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Drunkard's Path QAL


I know I'm a bit behind schedule, but I have started working on my Drunkard's Path QAL.  It took me a long time to decide what fabric to use.  I was going to purchase new fabric, since the QAL directions start with charm squares and I don't have any in my stash,  but in the end I decided to use the Happy Mochi Yum Yum that I had on hand.

My Happy Mochi had been set aside to make a starburst quilt, but I needed more of the collection to make that pattern work.  So by my reasoning, by not buying more fabric for the starburst quilt and not buying new fabric for the DP QAL, I saved quite a bit of money which I can spend on a different quilt, hahaha :)

I'm using Kona Coal with my Happy Mochi Yum Yum.   Does anyone else think that name has the perfect rhythm for a conga dance?  Go on, try it {Hap-py Mo-chi Yum-Yum} :->


I've got my charm squares cut, and most of those cut with the template.  With three weeks to go, I'm sure I can catch up.  After all, there is a giveaway at the end :)


Drunkard's Path QAL

I'm linking up to WIP Wednesday - hop on over to see what everyone else is doing.  It is Lee's WIP Anniversary, I really don't think you want to miss it {hint hint}
Happy Wednesday Everyone!

34 comments:

Debbie said...

oh my gosh - can't wait to see this come together! yum yum!

Toni said...

Oh, I'm going to be singing that all day in my head!! It looks like it will be a fun quilt!

Mary@QuiltGenius said...

Those colors are going to be great...I bet hit your follow button so I can see what they become. :)

Mary
http://www.quiltgenius.com

Jennifer said...

I'm notorious for joining QAL after they're completed haha - have fun with this one!

Julie said...

I can't believe I hadn't heard of this quilt along until today and now I'm seeing it all over the WIP Wednesday posts. I love your fabric selection, it's going to be one awesome quilt!

Heather D. said...

I just love dark gray fabric paired with bright colours. Your photos are beautiful.

Foolish Feathers said...

I love the pile of your cut fabrics, I can't wait to see your finished quilt, it looks like some fun choices!

Katie said...

You're farther along than I am. I have yet to cut my fabrics! I can't wait to see yours though. The gray is going to be great with the brights prints.

Elizabeth D. said...

That's going to be SO pretty!!! Can't wait to see some of your blocks!

Maggie said...

Loving the yum yum fabric!

Marci Girl said...

I love, love, love your fabric choice! Great reasoning too, you totally saved money!

Susan said...

Love that Happy Zombie fabric!

KristyLou said...

Wow, that's a lot of charm squares!!!!

Leanne said...

Those fabrics with Kona Coal are going to be wonderful in drunkard's path blocks, great plan!

Christie, Describe Happy said...

Ohhh Happy Mochi!! So pretty and going to make great blocks for you! And yes, very much sounds like a conga dance!!

Kimberlee, The Spunky Diva said...

Love, Love the fabrics. grat colors. Sounds like a super fun quilt!
~Kimberlee

Allegory said...

I bet that's going to be stunning!

Julie said...

Mmm, dark gray with bright colors is the best. That's going to be one pretty quilt!

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

I'm doing the conga!! hahahaha! Amazing fabric choices, I love that line and it will love perfect with the coal! Can't wait to see more :)

Marg said...

The Kona Coal is going to look fabulous with the Happy Mochi Yum Yum.
I love your reasoning, you can definitely buy more fabric now for another quilt!

Marsha C said...

Cutting the material is the hardest for me. I spent 10 hours cutting last Sunday. Now I'm sewing away!

Kathy said...

You know, Happy Mochi Yum Yum IS one of the better names I've come across for a line of fabric! It looks fabulous, too!

Rachel said...

Ooooh! I bet this quilt will be lovely!

Cille said...

The dark grey is a great match for your Happy Mochi Yum Yum. It will be a stunning quilt I think.

Rachel said...

Good luck with the drunkard's path quilt. I like your reason for buying more fabric. I can always find a good reason. :)

Katy Cameron said...

Loving the look of all those colours with the dark grey

A Girl said...

I can't wait to see this come together, Happy Mochi yum Yum, is one of my favorite lines! This quilt is going to be fantastic! Have you choosen a layout yet?

Amber said...

I love the colors of your quilt! It is going to look awesome! Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting on the Homemade Stockings. Good luck making yours! I hope the tutorial helps.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Well; I do like your fabric choice...good luck with the QAL

Leila said...

Ha! I finally found your blog. I have been posting comments behind someone with a foot icon all morning. :)

I think the coal will be Amazing with the happy mochi yum yum. It does make a great dance.

M-R said...

Oh, that fabric will be fabulous in a Drunkard's Path! Looking forward to seeing your progress. Fun!

Emma said...

Gee thanks. I'm going to be singing that song every time I see that fabric now. :)

It's going to be a gorgeous quilt.

happy zombie said...

Love that you're loving Happy Mochi Yum Yum, Alison - and to everyone else commenting about it too. Thank you all for all the love - this just made my night. And my entire week! DYING over the conga chant - not only am I singing it... I'm doing that weird elbow swish and finger snapping move, too!

This is wild... I'm using Coal with some HMYY right now too!

happy zombie said...

Typing while under the influence of bad eyesight - I shouldn't type without glasses. UGH, please forgive my mistyping of your name, Allison!
xo,
Monca