Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A little patchwork quilt

I pulled a stack of my naturally hand-dyed fabrics and made a little patchwork quilt. I used organic cotton, some white-on-white prints, essex cotton/linen, and natural linen. The dyes are indigo, cochineal, annatto, and walnut. The backing is a length of dip-dyed organic cotton.

Naturally Dyed Patchwork Quilt

I did a dense stipple with Aurifil 50-wt in white. For the binding, I used a Julianna Horner fabric from Joanns plus a little hand-dyed strip and some Joel Dewberry. I machine stitched the binding by SITD from the front, which is my new preferred method.

Naturally Dyed Patchwork Quilt

This little quilt measures 34" x 38" post-washing. It's listed in the shop.

Naturally Dyed Patchwork Quilt



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