I started with this little pile of blue & cream fabrics.
I made up a simple 9.5” block starting with a 5” square, bordered with 2.5” strips. I made 42 of these blocks – 6 across and 7 down with a 2.5” sashing in cream fabric and then finished with a 5” of dark blue outer border. The blocks are arranged randomly.
Here is the picture of the quilt top on the floor – a picture is worth a thousand words, after all.
I tried to pin baste this quilt on the floor… which was never going to be easy.
In the end, my little helper and I cleaned off the kitchen table and extended it. Pinning was much easier this way.
I quilted this in an afternoon, with a large meandering design. Geez it was heavy and my shoulders are still sore, but I’m pleased it was finished.
I machine bound it the next morning. And it was done. All finished and looking very random and very blue. It is a king single / double bed size quilt… as requested.
Here it is on top of a queen sized bed. A few more inches on either size and it’s a queen size quilt.
I’ve never made a queen sized quilt before. I will. One day. But not a blue one. I’m not a fan of a lot of blue.
What are your favourite quilt colour combinations?