February 29 ~ Quilt of the Day

on February 29 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 34 Comments

Handkerchief Corners Quilt
By Rebekah, don’t call me becky

Rebekah fell in love with Katie Jump Rope fabric and writes, “I bought a fat quarter pack in May 2007. It sat around in my fabric stash for a while until I figured out a good quilt pattern to follow…”

She continues, “…While I was reading Kaffe Fassett’s Passionate Patchwork, I came up with the idea to do a modified version of his Handkerchief Corners Quilt, spent some time planning it out and then made the quilt.” Rebekah has a post on her don’t call me becky blog with links to show the quilt’s development process, and a schematic for you to follow to make one yourself.

Hasn’t this been great fun?! Don’t forget to visit the Quilting Month Sew-Along Pool to add a block or quilt of your own!
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34 Responses to February 29 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Christy says:

    Thank you for the inspiration! I have been wondering what I was going to do with my katie jump rope! Thanks

  2. jackie says:

    beautiful! i love this fabric and have been looking for a way to show it off. thanks for the idea!

  3. Becca says:

    I really love this! Looks so fresh & crisp!

  4. Libby says:

    This is the first time I’ve seen a handkerchief corner quilt. Lovely.

  5. Carol says:

    Very nice! Good use of FQs.

  6. Stockton says:

    I love this!

  7. Julia D says:

    Katie Jump Rope is so GREAT!! I so LOVE this line. What a rad quilt!!

  8. Amy says:

    I love this and have a set of Katie Jump Rope fat quarters myself that I have been looking for the perfect pattern for. This may be it! Thanks!

  9. Kelli says:

    Absolutely awesome!

    I’m so sad to say good-bye to quilting month :(

  10. Michele says:

    I love the fabric!

  11. Sequana says:

    As a quilter myself, I’ve appreciated each and every one this month. Thx so much.

  12. Sarah says:

    Awesome! I’ll miss Quilting month and all the Quilt of the Day’s!

  13. alison says:

    Gorgeous quilt! My favorite of all of quilt month!

  14. Sam VanDerPuy says:

    I love this use of the Katie jump rope line. the huge blocks in the middle make the surrounding colors pop! nice work!!

  15. alison says:

    This has been soooo much fun. Thank you for doing it! I’ve gotten a ton of inspiration and have been able to try out a lot of new things. I’ve loved seeing all the quilt-of-the day quilts. The choices were excellent. They were all very inspiring without being too intimidating looking. They’ve given me lots of new ideas for ways to put together blocks and backings and use colors. And I’m planning on turning each of my block-along blocks into a mini quilt sandwich to practice my machine quilting. So thanks again for a wonderful month!!

  16. Elizabeth says:

    I love this quilt! It has a very warm and inviting look to it. Her stichettes quilt on her website is very cute too!

  17. Teddi says:

    Lovely! What a wonderful way to end our month of quilting (sob!) so sad to see it come to an end but it’s been so enlightening and inspiring! Thanks so much for all the great ideas, tutorials and Q&A!

  18. upstatelisa says:

    love it!!! how cool! love the quilting!

  19. Lil' d says:

    Beautiful. I really love these quilts that use a lot of white – but can’t bring myself to make one for around here (maybe when the kids are older. or have left home…)

  20. Violet says:

    Just love Katie Jump Rope! They look wonderful together in this quilt.
    -violet

  21. jenclair says:

    I “visit” Don’t Call Me Becky regularly and love this quilt!

  22. meg says:

    That’s a great way to showcase a favorite fabric collection.

    And yes: Quilting Month has been a lot of fun!

  23. Rebekah – You did a great job! What a nice and cheerful/colorful quilt. I’ve never heard of Katie Jump Rope fabric before. Something new to try. Thanks for sharing.

  24. Simone says:

    I love this one! Fabulous colours!

  25. mj says:

    What a beautiful quilt! Is February really ending?

  26. Carrie says:

    I love the pattern on this one. Great colors and fun assymmetrical design.

  27. Glaucia says:

    I loved the way she used Katie Junp Rope fabrics with the white squares. It is a “sunny”, warm and cheerful quilt :)

  28. Amy W says:

    Beautiful! I love the fabric! Simpley delightful!

  29. Joanna says:

    This may be one of my favorite quilts I have ever seen. It’s lovely.

  30. Ellen says:

    Love the quilt and that fabric looks great against the white squares!

  31. Angela says:

    Love the colors! Anything with orange and brown is great by me, and I love how the pink complements it.

  32. Kate says:

    I also love Katie Jump Rope fabrics! I purchased some a while back and made a lovely round accent pillow for my bed! I think this is my favorite quilt ! :)

  33. Amanda says:

    Wow, I think this is the best so far! What a great way to end quilting month! :D

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