I love basket quilts, there are so many beautiful antique quilts made with basket blocks. My nighttime reading is always studying the antique quilts that fascinate me. For the Scrappy Baskets Quilt I chose the 'Flower Basket' block, there are plenty of options in this block where I could play with my scrap fabrics. I love all the different mixture of fabrics and colors together in this quilt. It was so much fun discovering all the fabulous fabric finds that were in my scrap bin collection. It was like reuniting with old friends.
The pattern for the Scrappy Baskets Quilt gives you two cutting options, 1/2 square and 1/4 square rulers or the traditional cutting methods. That way you can make this quilt with your 2 1/2 inch strips or Jelly Rolls.
Scrappy Baskets Quilt Pattern is now available for download. You can find the pattern here
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This morning I find myself with too many quilts in progress at one time! They are all at a stage that they can be worked on and I love them all !
The first one is the BOM 2018 which I have almost finished the quilting, I only have the very last border to finish. If you missed this last year, you can find the full pattern for this quilt here.
These are just a few of the things that I got up to in 2018. There is more to come but I am not able to tell you just yet. I will keep you all posted when I am able to spill the beans. Lot's of secret sewing has been going on.
New patterns are coming along, so in the New Year there will be some surprises.
The Full version of the Winterwood Pattern is now available as a full pattern containing everything you need to complete the whole quilt. The Winterwood quilt pattern can be found here containing 71 pages. This is one of my favorite quilts, I loved every minute of making this beautiful quilt. Sometimes everything seems to go along so smoothly when designing and making a quilt, this quilt was one of those times.
It's been such a long time since I posted, I am going to start today off with a post about the Zig-Zag border I am making for my Roses quilt.
There are many ways to make a Zig-Zag border, I have chosen to use half square triangles.
Here's how it works.
I cut 2 1/2 inch strips from a dark print and a light print then matched the light and dark print fabrics with right sides facing. I used a half square triangle ruler to cut out the pieces. Taking them to the sewing machine and sewing them together with a 1/4 inch seam. I like this method, it's fast and requires very little trimming.