I am so happy to be able to finally share this quilt! This is one of my favorite quilts that I made this year, and it is called “Eclipse”. I sewed it last spring but didn’t share the details because it was going to England and is now published in Quilt Now magazine. I think this is a very exciting quilt design because it combines some really fun piecing techniques, including curved piecing, and really pretty fabrics (of course!). It was quilted by the always fabulous Judi Madsen of Green Fairy Quilts.
I started out with a fabric bundle of Joel Dewberry prints, but of course I also pulled lots of my favorite prints from my stash to go with it. Some of these fabrics were a bit of a stretch for me, as they are prints I wouldn’t usually choose, but I kept the faith and went for it. I give a lot of credit to my mom for helping me with this one…she pinned curves for me while I sewed, which sped up the piecing of this quilt tremendously! It also made for a fun visit together.
I am awaiting my copy of Quilt Now…anxious to see the quilt and the pattern in print! Quilt Now has limited availability in the U.S., but this pattern will be available in my pattern shop soon, too.
Happy Christmas week, or whatever you might be celebrating!