I've now been quilting for three and a half years. This blog is my personal quilting diary, that charts my progress (and occasional regression) from the start. I use it so I can look back at my past projects...and hopefully see my skills improve!

Monday, 18 July 2016

Dashing Hearts, My First Quilting Pattern

After receiving positive feedback for my 'Dashing Hearts' quilt, I have put together a pattern that will be available on Craftsy.

IIt may look complicated, but it is a fairly quick project.  I completed the quilt, including the quilting in about a week.

I am excited, but a little anxious, as this is completely outside my experience and comfort zone.  Below are a few photos. The quilt finishes at 36 inches square.

It incorporates some of my favourite things - Churn Dash blocks, yo yos, and applique.   I was able to incorporate an on-point central block.  This is something I haven't tried before.

Making the quilt was such fun!  I used Moda Fig Tree fabrics.





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