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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Double sided patchwork and 150 hours later….

Over the past month i have been busy stitching this commission for a double sided patch work quilt, its the first time I have been asked to use patch work on both sides, this gives the option of it being reversible, because of this quality I wanted to give the quilt quite a different feel on either side. I toyed with the idea of using a different patchwork design on both sides but the lady who was commissioning it wanted to have squares on both side, so i decided to use colour to give the sides their identity and feel. I have recorded the whole making of the quilt in photos below.

Selecting fabrics

Selecting fabrics

Matching the patches

Putting the pink and green patches together

Pink side patch worked together

Blue side patch worked together

Preparing the wadding

Finished peice!

2 comments

  1. Caroline Wilkinson says:

    For me quilts are all about colour and Polly has succeeded in taking , the square and making 2 stunning quilts with this simple shape. For me the colurs are well balanced and just right. What a great idea to have a reversible quilt too. The diagonal quilting is just perfect for this simple design.


  2. jon says:

    Nice work Polly!


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