Benartex sent me some Burlap Brights to work with and I knew just what I wanted to do with them...
Remember this On The Bright Side block I made for the Burlap Brights Block Hop?
I shared the tute with you here.
Then I turned it into a pillow cushion and shared the tute with you here.
...well, this time, I wanted to turn that block into a quilt and here's my EQ7 design for it:
So I added two shades of grey and a white solid to the Burlap Bright fat quarters Benartex sent for me to work with.
After I cut all the pieces out I played around with colour layout and decided to go with layout 3 - I feel the tonal weights are balanced more equally in this layout.
It really didn't take long to piece the quilt top
and very soon I had a finished quilt approx 46" x 46".
At the centre of each block, I've covered buttons in the white solid and sewn them through to the back of the quilt where they are held in place with another backing button.
Materials used for Quilt Top:
Burlap Brights by Benartex Fabrics Inc
2 greys and 1 white solids
9 self-cover buttons
Materials used for Quilt Back:
Checkmate - Loominous collection by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit Fabrics
Stellar Dove by Andover Fabrics
I've quilted the front of the quilt 1/8" from the ditch on all white sections of the quilt. On the quilt top I've used Aurifil #2024 - White and in the bottom bobbin on the quilt back I've used Aurifil #2600 - Dove. For the hand quilted binding I've used a No 8 Silver Grey Perle Cotton.
I'm really thrilled with how the quilt looks finished - and it's a great lap size quilt.
On The Bright Side Quilt
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