Last year, I was thrilled to teach Carolyn Friedlander‘s Collection Quilt through a local quilt shop, Sew to Speak. The first version I made as a class sample is similar to the overall aesthetic that was used in the original design, so when I constructed a second version to use for demonstration purposes, I thought it would be fun to do something entirely different. This is my pink-loving-little-girl version!
My color palette this time around was mostly pinks and oranges with some red and violet and shots of green.
The backing is the same fun unicorn fabric that appears in the front in a different color way.
This quilt is the perfect way to learn needle turn appliqué, and I am excited to be teaching it again this year! Each month we will do a block that build on the skills covered in previous meetings. If you are interested in joining the class, please contact Sew to Speak in Worthington, Ohio. This technique opens up a whole new range of quilting designs!
Size: 40.5″ x 51.5″
Techniques: Needle turn appliqué, machine piecing
Quilting: Computerized linear edge to edge pattern (my original design) done on an A-1 Elite Longarm
Fabric: Assorted quilt shop quality, 100% cotton fabrics
Batting: Hobbs 80/20
Thread: Applique and piecing done with neutral and coordinating Gutermann Mara 100, Quilted with 50wt cotton Aurifil
Binding: Striped bias binding, machine stitched to the front, hand finished on the back.