You know all those other 100 quilts I called my "favorite"? Yeah well…I lied. This one is my current favorite. The quilt is based on a traditional quilt block that uses templates…but this one doesn't use any templates, is easy enough for a beginner, sews together quickly, and can use charm packs.
I started making it with two City Weekend charm packs but I got sick of waiting for yardage (it comes out later this month) so I made this aqua, grey and red version instead. It’s going to be fabulous in City Weekend…and wouldn’t it be great in Bliss? I might have to make that one too.
For now it’s sitting at the end of my lackluster bed…hopefully this week I’ll get my headboard made and have some pictures to share. I usually don’t add borders to quilts, because 1. I hate sewing on borders, and 2. I really hate sewing on borders. This one however needed it, and I like the way the inner border ties it all together.
The finished size is: 60” x 68” with the borders, and 47” x 55” without borders.
How great is that binding? The fabric is a discontinued Moda fabric..it was from the sock monkey line awhile back. I had lots of questions about the zig zag stitches when I was binding…I’ll post about it soon.
The Swirly Pop Pattern is available in a Hard Copy version or a PDF version in my pattern shop.