Subtle Stripes Add Complexity to This Quilt

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Multicolored Striped Fabrics Make This Quilt Sing!

Subtle stripes and coordinating prints combine to make a stunning quilt, one that is much easier to stitch together than it appears at first glance.

For the most part, the intricate patterns in this quilt are derived from fussy cutting subtly striped fabrics. Varying sizes of square blocks also add to the complexity.

Painted Desert Quilt Pattern

Designer, Sherri Bain Driver, chose Kaffe Fassett fabrics within a small value range and allowed the colors themselves to provide contrast.

While this quilt is very simple to stitch together, you will want to play with the fussy cuts. Consequently, this quilt will take longer to cut pieces for than others do. But, think of the fun you’ll have designing the fussy cut squares.

The finished quilt is 51 3/8″ x 64 1/8″.

Click here to download the free “Painted Desert” PDF pattern from McCall’s Quilting.


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