Create the illusion of curves with straight piecing in this cool and refreshing quilt. Batiks in various shades of blue contribute to the illusion of light reflecting off of water.
Another predominant color will be just as lovely made up in this quilt, or go with a two-color palette. Red and white would be stunning, but choose your favorite combo and enjoy the wonderful results.
While there are a lot of pieces to cut, and a good amount of sewing involved, the quilt is quite simple to sew together. A stitch and flip technique reduces the amount of cutting for easier construction. A Tri-Recs Ruler also makes cutting go more quickly.
In the following video, Angela Walters demonstrates how to construct the quilt.
Designed by Shelley Cavanna, the finished quilt is 60″ x 74″.
A kit is also available, while supplies last, as is the fabric used in the example (blues and several other colors). You’ll find both here.
There’s additional information about the quilt as well as links to a tutorial, tools and more here.
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