Bobbles Picnic Quilt

By Judith
 on July 29, 2016

Happy Friday to you all!

We had gorgeous blue skies today!

Lighthouse, Donaghadee
Donaghadee Lighthouse


The perfect day for a picnic perhaps?

Picnic Bobble Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug16)

This is my Bobbles Picnic Quilt, currently featured in the August issue of Popular Patchwork.
Picnic Bobble Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug16)
I love jumbo pompoms (these ones are 20mm, available from Frumble Fabrics).
Picnic Bobble Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug16)


This pattern starts off with 36 x 10" squares, so you could easily use a layer cake here.
Picnic Bobble Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug16)


I've quilted the quilt with a calico backing first, then added the pompom trim and a water resistant back (washable shower curtain) using the 'bagging out' method. A few extra stitches in the centre of the blocks keeps all the layers neatly together.
Picnic Bobble Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug16)


I'm keeping my fingers crossed that we get lots more 'blue sky' days so I can christen my picnic quilt!
Happy picnic-ing!

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