Peace Quilt and Spin Cycle

Jun 10, 2015 - 10:02am

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Every time I release a new fabric range I also design a few quilts using the new fabric.
This is the first time I get to actually play with my new fabric designs and it is always heaps of fun.

Grab the patterns here - Peace Quilt and Spin Cycle
The first quilt I made using 60's Scrapbag is called the Peace Quilt. I wanted to design a quilt that used the iconic peace symbol that was very popular during the 1960's.

60's Scrapbag Peace Sign

Then I decided to sash the quilt using all the fabrics so the quilt had a flower power feel.

60's Scrapbag Peace Quilt Layout

It was heaps of fun matching up the fabrics!
60's Scrapbag Peace Quilt

I love the way the quilt turned out and I think the simple quilting made the Peace signs really shine!
60's Scrapbag Peace Quilt Detail

The finished size of the Peace Quilt is153cms 153cms (60'' x 60'')

60's Scrapbag the Peace Quilt

In my next quilt I decided to use some of the fabulous new Basics Range produced by Ella Blue.

60's Scrapbag Ella's Basics

These fabrics work perfectly with 60's Scrapbag!
60's Scrapbag Spin Cycle Top
I used a double pinwheel block which gives the quilt so much movement.
I also enjoyed pairing up the fabrics! I quilted the quilt myself using
my walking foot. I just did straight lines either side of the seams.
60's Scrapbag Spin Cycle Quilting

The finished quilt size for Spin Cycle is 183cms x 226cms (72'' x 89'')
60's Scrapbag Spin Cycle Quilt

Wholesale patterns orders from Creative Abundance. 

For retail pattern purchases, please contact your local patchwork shop.

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