Easy Street

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Here is my Easy Street quilt, it is a big one and so bright and beautiful!

Sadie on the Easy Street Quilt

It finished at 96 x 96 inches and looks good on a king size bed, especially when there is a dog or two on it.

If you missed my post showing how I quilted Easy Street you can find it here.

It is always fun to show a quilt outside. This is along the Mississippi river in front of our house.

In January I finished my first Easy Street quilt that I called Tangerine Easy Street. I really like it in both colors and you can see this one is smaller. In the post I have a picture of it laying on my bed….it was a lot easier to quilt! This quilt is down on the shore on the ice………we still have a flooded river and no shore right now.

Easy Street quilt in orange and yellow on ice

This is one big quilt and there are a gazillion pieces in it! This was a mystery quilt that Bonnie Hunter did last November. The blocks were fairly big.

Blocks for quilt

Each year she does one and they are so much fun! I am also doing her new one that is in Quiltmaker magazine called Lazy Sunday Mystery – you can see what I’ve done so far by clicking on the link.

You can now find this pattern here.

Here you can see the quilting on the front and on the back.

Quilting on front and back of Easy Street

Even cats love this quilt!

Cat on the Easy Street Quilt

When short on backing fabric, it is easy to just piece it together. Most of the times no one will see the back or if they do, they don’t care.

Back of Easy Street quilt

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Hi, I’m Connie Kresin Campbell, the quilter, writer, and photographer behind Freemotion By the River. I enjoy inspiring others with my quilt tutorials and patterns. You’ll also see my sweet adopted dogs from time to time.

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21 Comments

  1. Jenniffier Kramer says:

    Looks amazing. What a fun bed quilt.

  2. CitricSugar says:

    Beautiful – so much movement in it!

  3. I love the bright and happy colors you chose for your Easy Street. It looks fantastic!

  4. Your Easy Street looks so fantastic.
    Grit from Germany

  5. barbara woods says:

    Beautiful. Connie

  6. Connie, this quilt is beautiful! I love the bright colors you used. Way to go!

  7. Apple Avenue Quilts says:

    Your Easy Street is beautiful. The colors are so pretty and fresh. I love your post on how you quilted it and the table that you and your husband improvised. Very smart!

  8. Connie –

    Your quilt is absolutely beautiful!!!! I love the soothing blue with the pop of green. Reminds me of a cool blue mountain lake. Oh, take me away!

  9. It's beautiful, Connie. Bet you are glad to have had the frame to do that one! I still have to go read all about your set up. Think I'll do that right now. 😀

  10. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! You are such a proficient, and fast piecer and quilter. I always love to see what you do!

  11. Great Job on the quilting Connie. The quilt is amazing and I love the smaller orange version.

  12. It is just fabulous Connie! Way to go!
    Very inspiring how you and Bob work together to solve any challenge that comes along!

  13. Wow – congratulations on such a lovely finish – and tackling that quilting to boot. Yes, a monstor size of a quilt, but what a beauty!

  14. Kevin the Quilter says:

    Your Easy Street turned out great, and you are right! It DOES look like a summer quilt! AWESOME JOB!

  15. Fantastico! Love the colors. It sure is big! Thank heavens you used your frame to quilt it.
    Love all the clever work-a-rounds you and B.Bob used to get it all set up! Great.
    Your yard sure is looking pretty spiffy.

  16. Deb@asimplelifequilts says:

    I just love this quilt! Great colors and your quilting looks wonderful.

  17. Kiera Vanella says:

    Connie that is gorgeous and huge! I love the colors. You're right perfect for summer! Well done my friend!!

  18. Hi Connie! That's so beautiful quilt! Amazing pattern and those colours are fantastic! x Teje

  19. Catching up on a few posts here, Connie.

    Your Easy Street looks fabulous. I can't believe you did it on the little Singer.

    Your frame setup is wonderful. Builder Bob has such an eye for how to make it all work and it is in such a gorgeous location. I can't think of anyone who should have a great setup like you should. You do so much quilting and this should really speed you up on those larger quilts.

    You have encouraged me to get my blocks together and get it quilted.