Prism Parkway in Nutmeg June 23 2014, 0 Comments
I am going to preface this post by saying that I was really hesitant to mix these fall colors with cream backgrounds and a solid pure white. That being said, I have never been happier to be wrong! I absolutely love this quilt and it has become one of my favorites!
This is the Prism Parkway quilt we made with Dear Stella Design's Nutmeg fabric line. We made the "Grande" size and the quilt finished 54" x 75". It is a great lap size and will definitely be draped on the couch this Fall.
Nutmeg is chalked full of adorable fabrics featuring rakes, leaves, pumpkins, bicycles, woodgrain and wheelbarrows. We used every fabric in the line plus gold, charcoal and cantaloupe Mini Confetti Dots. Instead of making the quilt completely scrappy, we made 7-8 triangle blocks using each fabric in the line and then mixed them up. I love how the prints pop off the solid white background.
My Mom, the talented quilter of Wolf Creek Quilting, quilted alternating serpentine lines in white thread. Each triangle alternates between horizontal and vertical lines. It gives the quilt that nice crinkly texture I love so much.
Making a label for this one was slightly more complicated! I made this the same way as the others, but then I trimmed it down using 30 degree angles on each end. This made it a 120 degree angle and it fit perfectly into one of the points. You can see the gold Mini Confetti we used for the backing fabric.
Photographing this quilt proved a little challenging. It was super windy in our neck of the woods the entire time we were making our Quilt Market projects, so outdoors was out. This was the largest of the projects yet. Folding and couch throwing ended being my best bet as you can see from the majority of the photos. The ladies at Dear Stella took a great flat shot you can see here.
We bound the quilt using the cantaloupe Mini Confetti dot. It is no secret that orange is our favorite color so this was the perfect choice! Plus, it doesn't completely blend and it isn't distracting. We machine sewed the binding onto the front and hand sewed it to the back.
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