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A quilt of my favourite colours

Added Mar 28, 2010

by alekat

Sydney, Australia






I know this isn’t done properly like a traditional quilt, and a family member who loves quilting was quick to point this out, but for me its more about the look or the colours that come as a result.

I love grey, mustard and cream and its getting onto Autumn, so to save on heaters I decided to make a bunch of very simple quilts. This is one of many and when I manage to churn out the others I dont know, but after the amount of unpicking I had to do with this one, I doubt future quilts will involve triangles in a specific colour order.

When I started this I just started sewing triangles together, not really concetrating on the angle or the colour pattern so pretty much every stitch had to come undone, but once I got past that and it was time to iron on the basting it finished very quickly.

Material Notes

Quiliting Cotton in Mustard, Grey, White and Cream.




Garment Type
Mod, Preppy

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    Nov 26, 2012, 07.01 PMby cathysews

    This is so gorgeous, I love the colours. It looks sophisticated.

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      Nov 26, 2012, 07.13 PMby alekat

      Aww thank you!!

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    Apr 1, 2010, 01.49 AMby abarefoot

    Love it. Nice work!

    Good colors.

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    Mar 30, 2010, 02.20 AMby littlecottondresses

    Love the colors! This might actually convince me to try quilting indeed!

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    Mar 29, 2010, 01.22 PMby doitmomma

    This looks fantastic what ever method you use and it’s the end result that counts!

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    Mar 28, 2010, 07.26 AMby julietta

    Who cares about traditional quilting techniques, this looks great! I love the colors you used and very neatly done.

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    Mar 28, 2010, 05.29 AMby corduroycoat

    I absolutely love this! Grey and mustard are so chic together, it works really well with the bold, straight forward, geometric pattern. I too hate quilting and totally love a “pseudo-quilt.”

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