This is my second quilt that I started at the end of October last year becuase I had been studying for my Year 12 subject for 4 days straight and needed a break.
It is called "Just Dreaming Summer" after the fabrics and because while I made it I couldn’t wait for summer and our holiday in
The quilt is inspired by one of my favourite tutorials from Oh, Fransson! called How to Make Scrappy Hedgerow Blocks. I absolutely adored
’s Scrappy Hedgerow Quilt so I thought I would give it a go. Elizabeth
However, mine is a lot more scrappy and wonky and I also used slightly different measurements because I had only a fat 1/4 bundle to work with.
I hadn’t intended for it to be so wonky but I just wanted to make something fun and didn’t have the time or the patience at that stage for perfection.
*PS. It isn’t actually quite as uneven as it looks in the photos- it is just in desperate need of an iron, which I should have done before taking the pictures.
The Fabric is Riley Blake's Just Dreamy by My Minds Eye.
I found it in a big fat 1/4 bundle at a quilt fair earlier last year and I absolutely loved the colours but I was hesitant to cut it because I loved it so much! I have also made an Owl from a Melly and Me pattern out of it.
The blocks I whipped up in a few days but the sashing was done early this year using a cream fabric called Butterflies by P&B Textiles.
The Backing fabric is Woodland Bloom by Lila Tueller for Moda.
Anyway, so it is On Pause at the moment because I have no idea/ can’t decide how to quilt it. I don’t want to just "stitch in-the ditch" because I made the sashing a tad wide so it needs something to go through it and I would free motion quilt it but I don’t know how to, so that is the dilemma. I am doing a machine quilting workshop at the end of May so unless I have a marvellous idea before then I think I might have to wait.
In the meantime...
I am excited because my Fancy Free, quilt blocks for the quilt top are all finished and have turned out really well, so I will put some pictures up tomorrow!
Hope you liked the pictures and are having a great weekend,
Miranda and Charlie