Monday 19 December 2011


Inspiration: Windy Days from SarahB Designs via Moda Bakeshop
Fabric: Fabricworm custom fat quarter bundle "Crisp Morning" (quilt top)
Blue and white spot wide backing fabric from Quiltsmith (backing)
Animal Party Too by Amy Schimler for Robert Kaufman from The Quilted Castle (binding)

Crisp morning fat quarter custom bundle

Robert Kaufman Pimatex Basic Pin Dots Lime
Robert Kaufman Pure Organic Solid Chartreuse
Kokka Japan Sweet Fruits Granny Smith
Carolyn Gavin Spring Street, Spring Stripe Green
Suzanne Ultman Metro Cafe Mugs Bermuda
Alexander Henry In The Kitch, Rolling Hills Yellow
Kokka Japan, Sweet Fruits Blue
Robert Kaufman Quilter's Linen Sunflower
Monaluna Circa 50 Starburst Pool (organic)
Suzanne Ultman Metro Cafe French Press Bermuda
Hello Kitty Dots Blue
Robert Kaufman Quilter's Linen Teal

Half square triangles - lots and lots of half square triangles
Although I only used 8 fabrics, so I have a few FQs over.

Left overs from the pinwheels made into strips for one of the borders
Breezy is a bigger quilt than the original, achieved with a few more pinwheels and a lot of border.
Again, the laundry doubles for a design wall
Breezy is for Niece-the-Younger for Christmas.

I did take a full length photo, but can't believe I didn't check whether it was any good before I wrapped up the quilt. It isn't. Wonder if my sister can be prevailed upon to take a decent photo for me once it's unwrapped at the other end?

I'm especially happy with the fabric for the binding.

Binding and quilting

I love the spotted backing, but I'm not sure I made the best colour choice for this quilt - it's not really quite the right blue to match the colours on the front..

Spotted backing

Some actions shots of Thomas who provided assistance when I laid the sandwiched quilt out on the bed to try to decide how to quilt it.

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