Last Saturday I taught a class to a fab group of ladies at The City Quilter in Manhattan based on my QAYG Wholecloth Strippy Quilt (pictured above). With their permission I can share with you some pics from the day.
Working with different width strips based on a bug theme Terry made a charity quilt for a young person.
Wendy had a jelly roll at home that she wanted to make use of and she paired it perfectly with La Femme Essex Linen designed for Kaufman by Melissa Crawley - you may remember I used the same fabric last year to make this quilt for my daughter Flicky.
Dena makes super use of jungle coloured batik strips with this beautiful jewelled wholecloth.
Alice shares my love of bright colour using stunning limes through purple batiks to back her lilac wholecloth.
This is just the cutest Thanksgiving themed wholecloth, the print is darling and Nuala had lots of fun randomly pulling from her jelly roll strips to create her 'lucky dip' quilt back.
Trudi's wholecloth is really special - she's had the fabric printed by Spoonflower from a picture her son painted for her many years ago when he was nine and I'm so impressed with the quality and how it looks. She's raided her stash to do a scrappy backing.
Anita is using a wholecloth fabric and also a Stonehenge jelly roll from her stash. Removing the very darkest strips from her design was a great move and using a wool batting gave the quilt an extra snuggly quality.
Everyone made great progress and at the end of the afternoon several quilts were ready to be squared up and bound and the rest were well on their way to being finished - not bad for 6 hours work.
A fun day with a smashing group of girls, thanks everyone - Chris :D
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