Snowbirds Quilt Pattern now available

A new quilt design has hit the Quilting Fabrications website!

 

I designed Snowbirds for the large scale print that we fall in love with in the shops, then wonder what we are going to do with it. Often, we end up using that gorgeous fabric on the back of a quilt where nobody sees it. Do I hear nods of agreement?

In this design, you can cut significant pieces of the feature fabric, to preserve all that loveliness that you fell for in the first place.

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 Here are some tips when choosing your feature fabric:

  • As I mentioned, choose a largish design to enhance the block. If you choose a tiny print it will be lost amongst the strong colours that surround it.
  • Choose a feature fabric that has many different colours (at least 4 or more)

These are some examples, from my stash that would also work well:

Some examples of feature fabric choices for Snowbirds quilt pattern

Some examples of feature fabric choices for Snowbirds quilt pattern

 

You will need a background colour and two highlight colours. If you are not sure how many colours are in a fabric, check the fabric selvedge (selvage) for colours:

Feature fabric selvedge strip

Feature fabric selvedge strip

I never thought 18 colours in this piece..

I never thought 18 colours in this piece..

For additional details and pictures of this pattern, visit the Snowbirds Quilt Pattern page.

I hope you have fun with this pattern. I enjoyed making it!

Leslie..

 

Posted by Leslie Edwards

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