Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt

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Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt.

Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt

There are so many modern quilts out there that I love so much and it inspired me to design one of my own. Plus I love the look of geometric quilts, they look so crisp and clean. And so Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt is now all finished.

This is an easy paper pieced pattern, that went together super fast, the quilting actually a lot longer to do than it took me to make the quilt top.

For my quilt I decided on varying shades of orange and a white background. I just love the cheerfulness of a nice and bright orange.

A close up look of the quilting.

I stitched in the ditch around the outside and inside of each square.

Then I used my walking foot and echo quilted all around the squares.

You can download this pattern from my Craftsy store here.

The pattern consists of 1 block + 1 reversed block. You will need to print 2 of the normal block patterns and 2 of the reversed block to make the full 40 x 40 inch wall hanging / table topper.

Or you can make just 1 block to make a nice, big throw pillow (20 x 20 inches).

Single block

Full Quilt

 

I really liked making this quilt and it was a nice break from my normal quilting meander. The Echo Quilting was fun, if not a bit labor intensive.

So what is next?

Batting and backing has been bought for another new pattern, plus my Star Trek quilt.

But…

First I need to do some more secret sewing for my Fantastic Beasts 2 Quilt Along starting in September this year. It will last for 4 months and there will only be 2 patterns every week. 1 Pattern each week will be very easy to make (designed by me) and the 2nd pattern will be more advanced for the more adventurous paperpiecer (designed by Kristi Lehane)

There will also be 2, yes 2 completely different layouts to choose from this year. So exciting.

The quilt along will be hosted again this year by Fandom in Stitches, I will also post here as well, if you want to follow the quilt along here (that will be awesome).

And…

That’s all for now, I hope you enjoy the pattern.

Have a fantastic crafty and sewing week.

LLAP

Vanda Chittenden

 

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Cabbage Patch Kids

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Cabbage Patch Kids

This cute pattern was designed with someone in mind who loves them.

Her name is Amber, and she is my official pattern tester. Amber has an extensive collection of Cabbage Patch Dolls, so when I was thinking of what to make her, the answer was obvious.

Cabbage Patch Kids

Cabbage Patch Kid Forest Friends Frog

This one is from the Forest Friends Series, the Frog.

I just love how this pattern worked out. Orange, green and blue is Amber’s favorite colors, making the decision on which doll to make much easier. I scrolled through all the dolls, until I found one with those colors, wallah. Done.

The blue and orange fabric is from the Fairy Frost range in Robert Kauffman fabric collections. The other colors were from my stash, and I would not be able to tell you their brand or make.

Just for fun I am including the video where I talked about this pattern and my reasons for making it. And a video from Amber sharing the wall hanging with us.

This is me!

And this is Amber!

I hope you like this pattern, let me know if you make it, I would love to see it.

These patterns can also be found on

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