July 27, 2017

Rainbow Picnic Blanket Sew Along

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I recently participated in the Rainbow Picnic Sew Along hosted by Rachel at Stitched in Color.  From the stash I pulled a Kona Cotton New Bright layer cake and a canvas print that I accidentally purchased years back, thinking it was quilting cotton when I ordered it.

Quilting is a doodle design with many different design elements merged together and is done in black thread.

Oh my, the backing, just delish!  You can imagine my disappointment when I opened the package and it was canvas instead of quilting cotton!  I'm so happy to use it up!

Quilt Stats:

Pattern:  Rainbow Picnic Sew Along
Size:  58" x 65"
Fabric:  Kona Cotton New Bright layer cake
Batting:  None
Backing:  Canvas print from Connecting Threads.
Quilting:  Doodling design, edge to edge, done on Gratitude.

This quilt is for sale in my quilt shop.

Save 30% off pattern downloads at Annie's through Sunday!  Their Jelly Bean Dreamin' pattern is on my to-do list to use up some Bonnie and Camille scraps!

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piecefulwendy said...

Oh, I love that quilt! It is so bright and pretty. Great that you were able to use the canvas fabric in this way. The quilting and backing is just right for it too!

Shannon said...

Love your rainbow of solids. Glad you got this one finished!

margaret said...

so colourful and like that you have used black to quilt it.

Anonymous said...

The colours you chose are stunning. I really need to come across a sew along at the start and not finish! Well done it's simply beautiful

Jen said...

So pretty, makes me want to picnic right now!

Andree G. Faubert said...

Hi Myra, I love your rainbow quilt - and what a great opportunity to play with FMQ!

Lorinda Davis said...

I love it! The doodle quilting is so fun!

Rachel Hauser said...

What a fantastic finish! So glad you had a good reason to use that backing =)