Use Your Favorite Color for This Welcoming Quilt
November 22, 2018 |
| Quilt Ideas
Or Make It Up in Eye-Catching Blues!
Classic piecing takes on a fresh look with the addition of vining applique. Birds, flowers and leaves add an endearing touch and bring this beautiful quilt to life.
Brilliant blues in a variety of hues and values are simply wonderful in this quilt. It will be stunning in other color themes as well.
Start with a wide variety of fat eighths, paying attention to value contrasts. We can easily imagine the quilt made up in reds, or go with your favorite color.
Simple piecing produces the center. Applique the borders using whatever method you prefer. The templates are designed for fusible applique but can easily be adapted to hand or turned machine applique by adding seam allowances.
The finished quilt, designed by Nancy Rink, is 55″ x 73″. You’ll find the pattern for the “Patches of Blue” quilt in Quilts to Warm Today’s Home.
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