Sunday, January 18, 2015

Brown Sugar

I start the new year by making a disappearing nine patch quilt for my second son Moritz. I call this quilt "Brown Sugar" because Moritz chooses only brown fabrics for his quilt. It's a men's quilt!

every block starts with a normal nine patch
then cut it in half .....

... in both directions

then turn the squares around 180 degree

and sew them together again - first block finished

on my design wall

sewing the quilt top together

machine quilting 

hand sewing the binding

I use normal hair clips to fix the binding

the finished quilt

finished quilt is 1,5 yards to 2,5 yards

the back

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