Monday, 2 July 2012

A Folksy Flannels Quilt

After making the little quilt for Frank's bed I leapt straight into making another for our big bed and had set my heart on some brushed cotton flannel.  
It's a fabric I remember well from my childhood and loved the soft warmth of it.  
A while ago soulemama mentioned Folksy Flannels by Anna Maria Horner so I got googling and found a source in the UK (in order that postage didn't involve selling a kidney!).
I decided pretty quickly on a blue/yellow mix of colours and got ordering, then cutting and sewing.  
Oh my, it was fun and such yummy fabric.
The batting is 100% cotton and the backing fabric a second hand flannel sheet I picked up  locally at a charity shop.
Making this secnd quilt and, I confess, a third recently has really demystified the whole process for me.  I had spent a long time thinking that quilting was too difficult for me.
Well, no more!
I am officially a quilter.




7 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous... What talent!

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  2. I love it Jules, there is a summer (or is it spring?!) quilt on Purl Bee that I've been diggin lately and think I'll make this summer for TJ and I. I have no problem starting quilts, but darn it's hard for me to do the finishing touches, I am very impressed with yours, very bright and cheerful. Bravo!

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  3. Oh, it's gorgeous! Well done!

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  4. it's gorgeous! well done! and i love your new header as well. :)

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  5. This is gorgeous! I love the colors, and the construction looks great.

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  6. Love the quilt. Please share with us more of your quilt making projects.

    -Zane of ontario honey

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