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chalk and paint fabrics...

i'm so excited!  today is my stop on the chalk and paint fabrics blog tour.  chalk and paint is sew caroline's third collection from art gallery fabrics.  with a nod to all things creative and imaginative, this soft and colorful collection is pretty dreamy and i couldn't wait to create with it!

inspired by the latest video tutorial from missouri star quilt company and caroline's "writings on the wall" print, i created "make," a mini quilt for the creators inside us all.

i love the soft black hue from the "triangle brush tempera" print and without much thought, knew it had to be the contrast of my mini quilt.

i used a 5-1/2" block for my background and trimmed the overall combined blocks to 10" square.  i love how each block is organic and unique.  the texture the matchstick quilting gives this finished 18"x18" mini quilt is fun and don't you think "dripping paint cooling" is a perfect binding?

the center of this mini quilt is a blank canvas.  you can make it personal and fun!

you're going to love caroline's newest collection!

follow these amazingly talented bloggers below for more inspiration.  caroline is also having a giveaway!  head over to her blog to read more.  hurry and enter!

Cristy // Love You Sew

Katie // The Simple Life

Jenn // Quilts and Conversations

Robin // Pattern Revolution

Alicia // Love Knot Photo

Holly // Holly Gets Quilty

Chris // The Tattooed Quilter (you are here)

Alexis // My Sweet Sunshine

Adrianna // Hey June Handmade

Taylor // Taylor Made Creates

Casey // Casey Taylor Threads

Hayley // Welcome to the Mouse House

cut, sew, repeat...

the tattooed quilter