Lotus Flower Quilt

By Judith
 on August 3, 2017

Hi there,

How is your week going so far?  I hope you are getting some creative summer sewing time!


The sewing space in my new house still resembles a building site at the moment.  I can't wait to get all my fabric out on display again!


In the meantime, I can show you another of my summer magazine makes.


Boho Lotus Flower Quilt (Popular Patchwork Magazine August 17)


This is Lotus Flower Quilt, made using fabrics from the delicious Art Gallery Boho Fusions and Abloom ranges.


I instantly fell in love with these fabrics - they speak to my closet hippy/bohemian side!


Boho Lotus Flower Quilt (Popular Patchwork Magazine August 17)


The colours are saturated and intense, and the strong mix of floral and graphic patterns make this a vibrant collection.  In fact, it was a lotus flower shape in one of the prints that inspired my design.


Boho Lotus Flower Quilt (Popular Patchwork Magazine August 17)


The fabrics lent themselves to a bold, large scale design, so I drew a large lotus flower and created a positive/negative effect by switching up the prints.


Lotus Flower Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug17)



The quilt finishes at 72" x 91", a great single bed size.  In fact, it is on my daughter's bed in her new bedroom, serving as the design inspiration for the rest of her room!


Lotus Flower Quilt (Popular Patchwork Aug17)


Lotus Flower Quilt is in the August issue of Popular Patchwork, out now!


Happy sewing!



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4 comments on “Lotus Flower Quilt”

    1. Hi Jacki, the pattern was originally published in Popular Patchwork magazine several years ago. I will eventually get around to re-writing it for general sale but no pattern available at present. Jxo

  1. Hi Judith! This is gorgeus quilt! You can guess that I love it because of all the beautiful colours and the modern flower shape is really beautiful! I can imagine it in your daughters room! Happy August! x Teje

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