Vintage Lace Quilt – utilizing “Homebody” fabrics

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Ever since my “Warp & Weft” Vintage Lace quilt, I have been itching to manufacture one other! This would possibly perchance be out of the ordinary, nevertheless there is something so senseless and soothing about allllllll of these half square triangles. It is methodical and in most cases, my brain wants that! So when I became debating about what I wanted to manufacture lån med betalingsanmerkning Maureen Cracknell’s unique line, known as “Homebody,” my tips became swirling lån med betalingsanmerkning tips! It in actual fact took several weeks for me to convince myself that I wanted to voice these fabrics for Vintage Lace. It is such a flexible series that I had too many strategies!

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Here’s what Maureen had to issue about the series: 

“Homebody celebrates the unstated magic of being dwelling. Ruin up surrounded by contented florals, cozy feathers and tender textures that encapsulate a serene and serene place that nourishes and comforts you.”

Can I to find an amen?? This final yr has given me a determined watch of being at dwelling, nevertheless I serene treasure the comforts of it none-the-less! The full lot that Maureen designs is beautiful, nevertheless this series is extra indispensable to me. 

Whenever you would possibly perchance well presumably presumably be conversant in Vintage Lace, you needless to assert the sample calls for 7 fabric plus a background. This series has 16 fabrics, so I wanted to strive to squeeze in a pair of extra fabrics! I ended up utilizing 9 fabrics, so the truth is Coloration 7 is spoil up in half and Coloration 4 is spoil up in half. I also extinct two various background fabrics. After I made my Warp & Weft Vintage Lace, I the truth is fell in treasure lån med betalingsanmerkning the 3D texture that it has. I at the origin created a mock-up utilizing Art Gallery Fabrics (AGF) Snow, and whereas I loved it, I didn’t treasure it. It felt a piece flat and bland to me. 

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So then I did a mock-up utilizing AGF Macchiato as the background. It became better, nevertheless it indubitably wasn’t good. (Ignore the total extra lines!)

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I by some means added in AGF Sandstone and VOILA! I became sold. It perfectly highlights the “lacy” piece of the possess, which makes my symmetry-loving brain oh-so joyful!

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This did take a piece bit of extra planning, though. In the kill, when you happen to spend to pray to possess something like this lån med betalingsanmerkning Vintage Lace, I HIGHLY recommend utilizing the coloring page to thought forward. This became indispensable for me as I learned how out of the ordinary fabric I want and where I decide every fabric to switch. I also wished to thought which half square triangles (HSTs) had one background fabric vs. one other. (Preserve scrolling for a PDF key that exhibits you exactly what I did!)

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So I started making this quilt at dwelling and we in actual fact brought it lån med betalingsanmerkning us on vacation.  Abet in February, we stayed in a relaxed mountain cabin in Highlands, NC. There became snow all around the place, so it became the good, cozy sewing weekend!

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Since we were in the mountains, I dropped the quilt high and backing off at Walker Quilt Co. in Franklin, NC. I have been working lån med betalingsanmerkning Andrea for over 2 years now for long-arm quilting. She does such a gorgeous job…I highly recommend her! (She accepts mail in’s! That’s what I possess 99.99% of the time!) She shared some pantograph strategies and I ended up deciding on this orange peel, lace-y more or less possess. It enhances the possess so properly, doesn’t it??

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For the backing, I picked out one of my current prints from the series. Crafted Blooms Cacao. On the originate, I wanted to voice the lighter version of this print, nevertheless lån med betalingsanmerkning the total tans in the quilt high, I wanted to voice something the truth is courageous. 

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For the binding, my thought became to voice the identical fabric as the backing, nevertheless then I chickened out at the final minute. lån med betalingsanmerkning the total florals on this quilt, something that had stripes felt accurate. I ended up deciding on Backroads Umber by Bonnie Christine for Art Gallery Fabrics. That is from her Inaugurate Avenue series, which released 1 or 2 years ago….it is one other current of mine!

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I ended up rising a PDF that explains what I did in any other case for this sample.  You possess want the Vintage Lace Quilt Pattern for any of this to manufacture sense. I also wish to converse that I made the baby dimension, nevertheless I geared this PDF in direction of the THROW dimension. The throw and baby dimension Vintage Lace perceive the actual similar, nevertheless the pieces in the throw dimension quilt are scaled up. So if the relaxation, I trust the throw will perceive better attributable to you’ll be in a suppose to peek more of the prints. 😉 Salvage the fabric plans to manufacture this right quilt.

We also own fabric kits for the throw dimension quilt high, backing and binding! Gather these via the link below!

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