Quilt Mania and Tavern Reds Quilt

January 15, 2018 4 Comments

Quilt Mania and Tavern Reds Quilt

Xmas and New Year has come and gone in a whirlwind. It's been a wonderful time spent with family and friends. I have been fortunate to have both my sons home visiting over the last month, so time spent sewing, blogging and posting on social media has been limited. I have been trying to soak up and enjoy having them around before they head off on their next adventure, which means they will be leaving NZ again. Time spent with them is always precious.

I do have some exciting news on the quilting side of things, I have a new quilt pattern in the next Quilt Mania issue #123. The Quilt is Tavern Reds, it has a mix of applique and piecing. With four repeat applique blocks, I used the wash-away stabilizer applique method for these applique blocks. You can find my tutorial on this method here its under the tutorial tab on the Sharon Keightley Quilts website.

I love the quilt on the cover ! I hope you have your copy.

Quilt Mania Magazine

Tavern Reds Quilt | Sharon Keightley Quilts

Happy Stitching 

Sharon




4 Responses

Kay Hunzinger
Kay Hunzinger

January 16, 2018

Thanks Sharon, Beautiful quilt! I’ll have to give that method a try.

Sue Flego
Sue Flego

January 16, 2018

Fabulous as ever Sharon, and congrats on it being featured again in Quilt mania.

Sharon Keightley
Sharon Keightley

January 16, 2018

Hi Donna Thanks so much for your lovely comment. Tavern Reds would make a great Xmas Quilt, I don’t sell kits but the fabric range I used was called Tavern Reds by Paula Barnes for Marcus Fabrics. The fabric range may be a bit hard to find now but I am sure you can find some beautiful substitute fabrics that will look fabulous.

Donna Smith
Donna Smith

January 15, 2018

Love this quilt Sharon. I think I will start this one as my Chrisrmas quilt for 2018. Always wanted to make one but I am not fussed on the real Chrissy styles. This is perfect. Can’t wait to get my copy of the magazine. Do you mention the fabric range you use or have a kit?

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