Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Rainbow quilt

This is a quilt kit I bought in 2002 or 2003, that is when the  pattern is dated.  It is made from a fat quarter bundle of 30 different Benartex Fossil Fern.  

This is the only  picture of the quilt in progress.
Kirby loves flannel, especially when it is warm on the ironing board.

The fat quarters were cut into 4 - 4 inch wide strips.  They were sewn together along the long side into a complete loop.  Then you sub-cut those into 4 inch strips.  I decided what color I wanted in the center and started breaking the loops apart moving down one color each time.  The pieced border was made the same way with a one and a half inch strip!

The pieced border was fun, I think!  
It is a queen size, but fits on the king size bed.

I quilted this om my machine.  It has a deeper throat than most.  I used YLY Variations in Jewel tones. The stitch looks like a double sided blanket shift. 

 I could not get a good picture of the back.  It is a tan marble flannel

Kirby, you are such a ham! 
The king size quilt is back from the quilter and I love what she did with it.  Hopefully tomorrow I can get it posted.
I have no idea what I need 3 flannel quilts for.  Some winters, like this one, are too warm for them!