Here're a few photos of the quilt I designed for Issue 6...
I've been a little obsessed with drunkard's path blocks lately so I couldn't help using them in my quilt. Choosing fabrics wasn't quite so easy and I played around for a while before deciding to use some precious scraps from my Heather Ross stash (Briar Rose and Far, Far Away 2). I love how the space around each piece means that the HR fabrics can shine. This is the first time I've done cross hatch quilting on something larger than a pillow. I was channelling Rita from Red Pepper Quilts as I quilted each line, her lines are always so perfectly straight! I used my 24"x6" ruler to work out where the lines needed to go, then I used painter's tape to mark each line before quilting with my walking foot. It was time consuming but so worth it! It's also the first time I've done curved corners and bias binding on a quilt, oh boy, I love how that looks, I'll definitely be doing that again.
Pop over to the Make Modern Shop to pick up Issue 6, which comes with a free copy of their special edition magazine, Make Modern Covers + Others.
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