Happy Tuesday, Friends! I am excited to share with you today my Pattern Play quilt that is featured in QUILT‘s latest June/July 2013 issue.
This quilt was a most fun quilt to make.
The fabrics used (Mediterranean Dream by Quilting Treasures) invoke the feel of Mediterranean mosaic tile floors, but with a more contemporary interpretation in the colors.
This is one of my favorite shots because the shade of the new tender spring grass in the background matches the greens in the quilt perfectly.
And of course, none of my designs seem complete unless they have tiny pieces, or in this case, narrow sashings, ha! I am telling you, I have a disease!! That green sashing is 1/4″ wide.
Quilting was done with Aurifil Mako 50 Cotton threads, over Hobbs Tuscany Silk batting. The motif is an allover swirly flower motif that is an embellishment of my swirly vine motif. I have posted about the schematic of the motif here.
Hopefully, you can sort of see how the motif plays out on the quilt in this next photo.
I also made three accompanying pillows for the photo shoot. The pattern of that front pillow is available for download on QUILT’s website here.
[Image Source: QUILT magazine]
Before I forget, kits to make this quilt are available for purchase from Quilting Connection (phone: 540-334-5146). Click here to order the kits online.
You might recall I had also designed another quilt using the same fabrics for Quilting Treasures where the pattern instructions are available for free download. Click here for details.
Thanks for stopping by. Here is to a lovely rest of the week! Hugs to you all.
My 2013 lineup thus far besides “Pattern Play” – click on project names for more information:
Annie’s Love Those Precuts Book (January 2013): Apple of My Eye
Annie’s Sweet Layer Cakes Book (April 2013): Sunburst Melody
Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Spring 2013): Baubles, Baubles
Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Summer 2013): Curious Cats
Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Summer 2013): Fabrique Foursome
Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting (March/April 2013): Now I know my ABC’s
Machine Quilting Unlimited (March/April 2013): Quilting Curvy Feathers
QUILT (June/July 2013): Color Burst
Quilt-it…today (July/August 2013): Yay Day, to be posted
Quilt Trends (Winter 2013, Cover Quilt): Tango
Quilts and More (Spring 2013): 2 Wishes
Quilts and More (Spring 2013): Watercolor Sketches
Quilter’s World (February 2013): New Life
Quilter’s World (April 2013): Monkey Around
Quilter’s World (Summer 2013): Garden Mist, to be posted
Quilter’s World QUICK & EASY QUILTS (Spring 2013): In & Out
Quilter’s World QUICK & EASY QUILTS (Spring 2013): Garden Maze
Simple Quilts & Sewing (Spring 2013): Stained Glass
The Quilter (December 2012/January 2013): Not Too Square
The Quilter (April/May 2013): In the Meadow
Benartex Free Pattern (March 2013): Pumpkin Patch/Autumn Fauna
Benartex Free Pattern (March 2013): Flora Linda/Catalina
Lecien Free Pattern, Lynette Anderson (April 2013): Forest Floor/Wildflower Wood
Quilting Treasures Free Pattern (January 2013): Mediterranean Dream
Quilting Treasures Free Pattern (February 2013): Butterfly Kisses