Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Quilts by the Water: I Heart You/Pismo, CA


 While the majority of quilts in the calendar are original designs, I Heart You was designed by Meghan Buchanan of Then Came June and Lindsey Neill of Pen and Paper Patterns.

For some reason, I did not take many process photos. A few things about this quilt:

*I have an extensive stash of pink fabric. This is the only pink quilt I have made to date. 

*I used one of my favorite fabric lines. It is by an Australian designer, Saffron Craig. Years ago, I purchased quite a bit of her fabric. I particularly like this one because at the time, a lot of pink fabrics were paired with black. This one was paired with brown. So I was able to use brown and white striped fabric for the binding. 


I liked that I had some white-on-white fabric with cute little hearts--it really fit the theme.


I used leftovers of the main print on the back, as well as another Saffron Craig design with dandelions. The main backing fabric is a fun print by Alexander Henry.

I wish I had more photos of this fun quilt.

Quilt: I Heart You

Designed by: Meghan Buchanan and Lindsey Neill

Made by: Cindy Wiens

Quilted by: Darby Myers

Size: 54" x 60"


3 comments:

  1. I know that pier well! My ,I’m lived in Pismo for over 40 years. Fun quilt. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Perfect way to start February is with a heart quilt! Fun to see yours at the beach--near the water--in pink!!

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  3. So pretty. I realized when I organized my fabric that I had quite a bit of pink too. Softer lighter pinks that I haven't used much. Time to put some of them to work.

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