31 January 2016

Citron and Aqua Sampler Quilt

How did I let this stack of blocks languish in my sewing cabinet for so long (years)? I'm not sure what I was waiting for, but earlier this winter I pulled out blocks accumulated from a few rounds of the 3x6 and 4x5 quilting bees.

Measuring up around 48"x60" it's a nice lap size that I quilted in a double-line grid. I love how it will always be fun to look at all the different blocks!

For the first time, I used voile as a backing fabric, this one from Anna Maria Horner's Pretty Potent line a perfect match for the colors and feeling of the front.  

I also used a white binding to keep the quilt's look simple, since there's a lot going on with all those blocks. The voile backing, along with the relatively spaced-out quilting lines, make this quilt extra soft and snuggly!

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