Friday, November 15, 2013

Falling Maple

A few weeks ago, our friends welcomed a new baby girl to the world, so of course I need to make her a quilt! When Heather saw this on Instagram, she asked me if I could do a tutorial on enlarging this specific quilt block, so that post will be coming this way soon!

I used the traditional maple block and enlarged it by about 200%. Since the baby was born at the end of October, I thought that the maple was a nice block to choose since it just screams Fall to me!

I used Mind's Eye in Toast from Anna Maria Horner's Field Study collection for the maple, Kona white for the background, and quilter's linen in plum for the binding (or maybe it's purple...I have both and I can't remember which is which).

For the backing I used two prints from Tula Pink's Parisville and a strip of the same golden shot cotton that I used for my Birdie Sling. I machine quilted it on point, using a light yellow thread.

Name: Falling Maple
For: Vivian
Size: 40x40"
Completed: November 03, 2013


  1. Love this quilt...You did a marvelous job quilting it too. Kudos to you!!

  2. This is so beautiful!! Awesome job and I love the fabrics, too!

  3. This is a wonderful baby quilt! Love it!

  4. I love this quilt! So bold and fun!

  5. I completely love this!

    Cathy in Ottawa

  6. So lovely!
    Greetings from Finland!
    Ulla's Quilt World
    Hugs, Ulla

  7. Such a beautiful quilt. A single block is so startlingly graphic. I love how it looks. That could be a cool series..... single blocks blown up.(as in -big, not as in- boom of course....Isn't the english language ambiguous?)

  8. Kaye Love your quilt things. I am unable to print your string coaster pattern would you be able to email it to me.