Friday, October 14, 2022

Lovely Llamas Quilt

(Ignore the feet.)

Typically I get my husband to hold the quilts while I photograph.  However, for the Lovely Llamas quilt, I took advantage of a walk in a park with my daughter and gave her the job of photography.... which meant I was the quilt holder.  (I'm sure my husband will be relieved to know that he has some job security as a quilt holder!)

A family member just moved to Arizona and I wanted to make a quilt as a house warming gift for their new home.   Several years ago, I won a fat quarter bundle of the Pacha line from Art Gallery Fabrics.  The prints are so sweet - filled with several different animals that live in the southwest US.  My plan was to use the fabric to make a baby quilt (and there is enough fabric left that I can still do so!) but it is also perfect for this quilt.

Love those hedgehogs!

I paired the Pacha fabric with solids - Paintbrush Studio's Midnight and Wasabi.  The quilt measures about 57" square. 

My intent with the quilt design was to have the squares appear randomly placed in the final design but to actually be built with five basic 12" blocks.

The worlds best quilt model!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. I love it when a long held onto bundle or fabric is suddenly the perfect jumping off point for a quilt. Seems like this quilt is going to a perfect forever home and I'm sure they will feel the love you stitched into it for them. :)

  2. Congrats on a fun finish! Love the colors you picked to go with those prints.

  3. Great way to use those fabrics, Patty! I love the "zing" from the skinny strips of Wasabi, too.

  4. Hi Patty, that is a really lovely quilt - and gorgeous fabrics. Congrats on finishing up your October OMG :-)


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