Homespun Rag Quilt


2016-05-23 19.23.58Yes new Homespun fabric has arrived at “The Quilt Store” where I work…

Love the colours and I have to tell you the Homespun is one of my favourite fabrics by far.

Well next to the batik. But with batik you can’t make a rag quilt…So this Homespun  is a perfect weight for a spring or summer evening cuddle quilt sitting by the fire camping or in your backyard.

You too can sew this up in no time.

 

I was kind of thinking of making a longer rag wrap quilt for me to put over my shoulders in the evenings…but really need to get some headway with some of my knitting too.

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small bundel

All you need is half a meter of 6 colours each. 

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Cut them into 6″ squares  (my front and back are the same fabric) then deco stitch a “X” with any fancy stitch you like onto the 6″square. Sew them all in a pleasing way together with a 1/2″ sem . I had 6 squares by 9 squares as you can see in the picture or at the store.

For the edging you need about 1.20 meters of one colour cut them into 5″ stripes and fold in half. This amount was based on the length 9 squares that now are only 5″ due to the 1/2″ seam. I sewed the edge onto the 9 square length first then the 5 square edge.

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before the wash

Cut the fringes and off to the wash…Please make sure once you put this into the drier you empty the filter about every 3-5 minutes believe me it will be full of lint.

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lint amount every 3-5 minutes! So make sure you empty it often

 

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Author: Jacqueline

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4 thoughts on “Homespun Rag Quilt”

    1. Thank you Wendy I enjoyed sewing it up even if the sewing machine tried to eat the fabric ;-) love how light the blanket is!
      Hopefully we get other colours one day that work better with my home decor. Was busy dyeing yarn today …..so love what is hanging out in the sunshine right now

    1. Happy to here you love the Homespun fabric too. The blanket is so nice and light I think it is perfect for this season too.
      You can order online too or call the store will ship to you too! Just incase you are not close by
      Enjoy

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