Monday, July 6, 2020

June Temperatures

Summer heat is finally here in North Carolina - arriving much later than it did last year.  All those oranges and reds make me thankful that the pool opened so I can still swim daily.

I am so happy I chose to record the high and low temperatures and am loving the way this quilt looks.  Each month is represented by two columns - 1 to the 15 and then the 16 to the 29, 30, or 31.  I am using a gray rectangle to finish off the shorter columns.

The quilt currently measures 24 1/2 x 48 1/2 ''.

My temperature quilt for 2019 only recorded the high temperatures.  Quite the difference between the two years - many more days of temps in the 80s and 90s last year. 

After making wall hanging sized quilts to record the daily high temperatures for the last 2 years, I knew that for 2020 I wanted a larger functional size quilt and one that recorded both high and low temperatures for each day.   When finished, the 2020 quilt will measure 48'' x 48''. 

In the 2020 quilt, the low temperature is the smaller rectangle - vertical for odd numbered days and horizontal for even numbered.  The fabrics are all Painters Palette solids and I keep the color gradient at the top of my design wall so it is always available to reference.  

I've made temperature quilts for 2018 and 2019.  Want to make your own temperature quilt - check out my tutorial!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. OH! I've wanted to make a temperature quilt for a few years now. This one looks so good with the low temp in the center of the block :-) <3

  2. I really like your layout this year! I may try one again next year.....and use solids. My 2019 temperature quilt used colored printed fabric from my stash! I wasn’t pleased with it!


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