Tuesday, 2 April 2013

A square quilt

I made a square quilt.

I didn't think I liked square quilts.


I just started cutting up 3 1/2 inch squares of Oakshott and Kaffe Fassett shot cottons with no particular plan in mind.

I added in various black and white prints.

I added a border of 2 1/2" squares.

And then I felt I was done.


I think I quite like square quilts now.

Linking up to WIP Wednesday  and Finish It Up Friday

38 comments:

  1. I love this! It's amazing what a square can become in the right hands!

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  2. I LOVE square quilts and actually have the opposite problem: making anything else! Yours is beautiful. JJ

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  3. It's completely gorgeous!

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  4. You are amazing! Using only simple squares you sewed such an intriguing quilt top! I love it! Going to Flickr to add this to faves:)

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  5. It's wonderful! Apart from baby quilts (which I always make square, not sure why!) I've only made one square quilt and I love it but feel it's not inviting when it comes to snuggling under it...

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  6. The saturated color is so striking! Beautiful!

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  7. The beauty in the simple...I love it.

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  8. wow! I think this looks great. Its so happy looking

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  9. Gorgeous quilt - the black and white prints look stunning with the colourful shot cottons!

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  10. Very nice, knew you were a secret square lover xxx

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  11. Love... love... love! It's an absolute delight!

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  12. Oh I love square quilts - much more attractive to look at...in my view.

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  13. I especially like your square quilt ; ) lovely combination

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  14. I dont like square quilts til I saw yours, it's gorgeous.
    I love it.

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  15. I love it! I am not a huge fan or square quilts either, but there are exceptions to every rule :)

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  16. Setting the centre on point was a great decision

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  17. This is really pretty... the B&W prints really show off the deep colors of the solids. Great top!

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  18. It's so vibrant. I like your square quilt, too.

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  19. I do like this! The colours just pop!

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  20. It is beautiful, I think square quilts agree with you.

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  21. This is wonderful! Love that border.

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  22. It looks great Alison....knew you had a square quilt in you somewhere!

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  23. That turned out fantastic! Love the combination of color!

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  24. Fabulous - squares in your hands are cool!

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  25. I like it. You must have good instincts!

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  26. What a great quilt! And I bet up close and personal it's even more stunning when you can really appreciate the shot cottons.

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  27. I love the contrast between the blocks on point in the middle and running on the normal grid in the border. Super inspiring! I love all the colors :-D

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