Ditsy Daisy Quilt


By Judith on August 4, 2020
0 Comments (Leave comment)

In 2017 my Ditsy Daisy quilt pattern was published in Popular Patchwork Magazine.

 

56.5” x 66” (155cm x 162.5cm) Photo courtesy of Popular Patchwork Magazine

 

My inspiration for this quilt was the bundle of fabrics the editor sent me, from Lewis & Irene, called Flo’s Little Flowers.

 

 

This collection was all about cute ditsy prints with a retro vibe in a contemporary colour palette.  So in keeping with the floral theme, I designed a hydrangea block and a daisy block to capture the soft, summery feel of these fabrics.

 

 

Hydrangeas are fascinating flowers because each ‘head’ is made up of lots of little flowers, each with 4 petals and a tiny centre.

That’s where the design for my Hydrangea block came from.

 

Ditsy Daisy Quilt (Popular Patchwork May17)

 

Just before lockdown we had reformatted and tested the pattern ready for general sale, and I’m delighted to announce that it is now available in digital format in our webshop.

 

Ditsy Daisy Quilt (Popular Patchwork May17)

 

The background fabric is Essex Yarn Dyed Linen (Flax) which you can purchase here.

 

This pattern will cover the piecing technique for the hydrangea block and how to machine applique the daisies with lots of photos to support you each step of the way.

 

Ditsy Daisy Quilt

 

You will also learn how to assemble the quilt top with borders, joining the backing & curving the corners of your quilt.  Additional free tutorials on spray basting and making and attaching binding are available here.

 

Ditsy Daisy Quilt

 

This quilt is definitely for all lovers of florals and summer!!  Just like me!

Happy quilting!

Comments

0 Comments (Leave comment)

New Online Class: The Betty Bag

We are delighted to announce our next online class:     The Betty Bag is a slimline purse designed for holding your essentials without creating a bulky bag!     Whether you are travelling, out for the evening or just want a hands free shopping experience, the Betty Bag will perfectly meet your needs.   … Continue reading “New Online Class: The Betty Bag”


By Judith on August 2, 2020
1 Comment (Leave comment)

Just Jude & Friends: Japanese Rice Bag

It’s our final week of my Instagram Designers Collaboration and we are making Stuart’s Japanese Rice Bag.     Stuart has a YoutTube channel with lots of well explained and easy to make projects.     The project he chose for us to make is his sweet Japanese Rice Bag, and is one of his … Continue reading “Just Jude & Friends: Japanese Rice Bag”


By Judith on July 31, 2020
2 Comments (Leave comment)

Just Jude & Friends: Horseplay Cushion

We are in week 4 of my Designers collaboration on Instagram.     This week is all about Kerry’s Horseplay Cushion pattern, a combination of piecing and applique.     I decided to pull some fabrics and try a few blocks to see where the creative juices would take me.     I wasn’t sure … Continue reading “Just Jude & Friends: Horseplay Cushion”


By Judith on July 24, 2020
0 Comments (Leave comment)

Just Jude & Friends: Dotti Denim Pouches

Firstly, apologies for forgetting to announce here the winner of my last giveaway (my bad)!  The lucky winner was Michelle Green @elsie_and_alice and was announced on Instagram & Facebook. Thank you to everyone here who entered.  Fingers crossed you will be luckier with my next giveaway.   **************************************************************   Today is the end of week … Continue reading “Just Jude & Friends: Dotti Denim Pouches”


By Judith on July 21, 2020
2 Comments (Leave comment)