Another Quilt

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No, this is not turning into a quilting and patchwork blog, however, I am making another quilt using the same techniques as the one I have just finished.  This is for another work colleague – a retirement gift this time.

It is very different colours – generally autumn tones.

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Here are some of the squares cut out.  I had some of the fabric in my stash but nowhere near enough as it is not the colours I tend to use.  The remainder is made up of some new fabric specifically for the project as well as some that I found on an op shop crawl this morning.  We are fortunate to have no fewer than 4 op shops in the small town near where we live.

I spent the afternoon and evening cutting out and piecing fabric. It is coming together nicely and these are the first 5 completed blocks.  There are another 11to do before I arrange them to get the best balance of colours.

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While I was hunting out suitable fabric at an op shop, this piece caught my eye.

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A 1 metre length of brand new cotton fabric which is 112cm wide.  It cost me 50c and will be used to make a sleeveless shirt for me.

The other thing I bought was not fabric so I will save the story of that for another blog post.

 

2 thoughts on “Another Quilt

    • Hi Lorraine

      Thanks for dropping by my blog. I do not have a pattern for the quilt as such but the technique is use is called disappearing nine patch. I found this link which explains it. https://www.thespruce.com/disappearing-nine-patch-quilt-pattern-2821093

      I use 5″ squares for my initial blocks and the finished block after cutting it in 4 and rearranging ends up about 13 and 1/4 inches. The piece in my photo is 4 blocks wide and 5 blocks high.

      Hope this is helpful and I look forward to hearing if you give it a try.

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