When we were told for the April challenge to make something to do with spring, I knew London Fog was perfect for it. To me the purple squares are flowers, the green are their leaves and the blue represents the April showers-all things Spring! Plus I quilted freehand flowers all over it-Ahhhh Flowers All Around, With Rain Drops Too is what I am calling this quilt.
Island Batik was kind enough to send me 2 of their beautiful Basics to coordinate with London Fog for this project. I feel so very lucky to be able to create with their gorgeous fabric and show you what I am making with it. This fabric is just delicious feeling. If you would like to find a store near you that carries Island Batiks here is a link to a Store Locator page. If you wish your store carried Island Batiks tell the shop owner to contact them here.
Oh wait you say you want to see my quilt? Okay here ya go, sorry I was teasing again wasn't I. But, of course, you knew I would show you!
The pattern I used is called The Cut Up by Pieced Tree. I did make a modification to it by not adding the sashing between the blocks and the rows. Mine measures 49x67. Did you notice I bound it with half in purple and half in green?
I used Superior So Fine thread for the piecing, Fil-Tec's Glide for the quilting on top and Aurifil for the bobbin.Spreading my thread love around ;-) Hobb's 80/20 batting.
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