Summer Sewing Inspiration: Stripey Quilt

on July 4 | in Featured Creativity | by | with 3 Comments

Jacqueline from BIND shared this Stripey Quilt for a Baby to Boy with us. We love the stripes, don’t you?!

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From Jacqueline:
This quilt came about when a dear friend told me that she was expecting a baby boy. I had in mind a baby-to-boy quilt. I wanted the quilt to feel cheerful and playful– masculine with a touch of softness– and modern. So, I had selected a mixture of stripe fabrics of different color tones with some simple blue and white clown stripe fabrics against a solid white fabric. I felt that the selection of stripe fabrics together with a hour-glass block design, randomly flickered around the quilt suited the idea of a transitional quilt and the aspiration behind it. I have also continued this ‘flickering’ at the back of the quilt, just to add some cheekiness to it.

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Find additional info and photos at BIND and on Flickr.

Fabrics in the quilt:
Stripes: Crazy for Dots and Stripes by RJR Fabric, Clown Stripes in Blue and Aqua by Michael Miller
Solid: White by Emma Louise
Backing: Kona fabric in Iron
Binding: Weekend Club House Random Pencil Check in Blue by Michael Miller

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3 Responses to Summer Sewing Inspiration: Stripey Quilt

  1. lucysb says:

    Gorgeous, I’m not sure I’ve got the patience for quilting. The finished product is so tempting though.

  2. I love this! The stripes are fantastic!

  3. Esther F. says:

    Very very beautiful! Loving the simple purity of the fabrics and the fab pattern!

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