Sunday, 27 April 2014

Finished quilt - Cornish Wonky Cross with feature red tint

Having bought way too many fat quarters, in April last year I decided to pull some black and white fabrics from my stash to make a modern looking quilt. My husband spotted the fabrics and asked me what I was planning to make with them. Always a good sign!!

Surfing the internet, and Pinterest in particular, I decided to attempt a wonky cross design, but with a twist!

Here are the fabrics I started with:



From each fat quarter I cut out four squares and some strips of varying widths. Then I randomly mixed the blacks with the whites and set off making the wonky crosses.

Here are some of the black squares with white crosses before they were cut to uniform size and stitched together with the white squares with black crosses.


Here is the final quilt, with a red binding and a simple calico backing.



Close-up of the accent block.

Did I say that DH loves it, and has requested it is being hung in our sitting room (lounge for all of you Americans out there)!?!



Most of the fabrics were bought from the following shops:
Fabrics Galore, http://www.fabricsgalore.co.uk (this is a rather temperamental home page) or https://www.facebook.com/fabricsgalorelondon
The Stitch Witch, http://stitchwitch.biz
Tudor Rose Patchwork, http://www.tudorrosepatchwork.co.uk
Lady Sew and Sew, http://www.ladysewandsew.co.uk
The Cotton Patch, http://www.cottonpatch.co.uk

This quilt was long arm quilted by Debbie at www.longarm-quilting.co.uk.

1 comment:

Josie said...

Wow, that's a new phrase on me 'Having bought way too many fat quarters', I didn't know such a thing was possible! Seriously though, your quilt is absolutely stunning x