The quilt block for April in the 2024 Quilter's Planner. This block is part of the Quilter's Compass quilt - a sampler quilt included in the 2024 Quilter's Planner. 11 awesome block patterns that work to build a sampler quilt centred on a compass block.

The Quilter’s Planner quilt block for April 2024 – and more!

Hello, and welcome to a weekend update with Bonjour Quilts! Plenty to read and photos to scroll through here, so find a comfy chair and a refreshing drink and read on… The Quilter’s Planner. It’s the month of April, which is the month that I designed a quilt block for in the 2024 Quilter’s Planner! …

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A bear paw quilt block quilt called Bottomless Bear Paws, by Bonjour Quilts, hanging on a chair in front of a sewing table. This quilt pattern has instructions for 5 quilt sizes and 3 different bear paw block sizes. This version has been made with a single background fabric and a single fabric for the bear paws. The paw pads can either be squares, or as shown here, love hearts. The paw pads can be made with scraps, or any fabric of your choice. This navy and white quilt really pops with colourful scraps.

Bottomless Bear Paws Quilt Pattern – Yardage Version

I’m back again to tell you some more about my new quilt pattern, Bottomless Bear Paws. In my last post I went through all the details of the FQ friendly version, which you see spread out in the photo above. Let’s now have a chat about the other version, which is the navy quilt you …

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The Bottomless Bear Paw PDF quilt pattern by Bonjour Quilts. This version is made with blue, acid green, grey and yellow solid fabrics. This pattern has instructions for 5 quilt sizes and 3 different bear paw quilt block sizes. You can also make the paw pads square or hearts. This version is made with a stack of fat quarters (FQs) and a background fabric. But there are also instructions for a version with one bear paw fabric, with scrappy paw pads.

Bottomless Bear Paws Quilt Pattern – FQ version

I’m excited to show you a new quilt pattern today, called Bottomless Bear Paws. It’s always fun to take a traditional pattern and give it a bit of a tweak, which is what I’ve done here. These bear paw blocks use a log cabin component to create a contrasting paw pad at the centre of …

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Nearly Time for a New Quilt Pattern

Hello, hello – welcome back to Bonjour Quilts! Grab a cuppa and let’s take a look at what’s going on around my sewing room. What I’m sewing… Just finishing up the second sample for my next pattern, hurrah! The quilt pattern will be called Bottomless Bear Paws and it will be available next week (so …

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A selection of Bear Paw quilt blocks made from a white fabric (the bear paws), a navy background fabric, and scraps for the paw pads. The scrappy paw pads have been made in the shape of a heart, and make this the perfect block for a baby quilt.

Rolling into Easter with Bonjour Quilts

Well, here we are in the last week of March, rolling toward the Easter weekend. I was hoping to have this update done on the weekend but it has just been rain, rain, rain here in my part of Australia. (I wanted to get some progress photos in good sunshine, hence the delay.) But seeing …

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A bear paw block quilt flimsy. This quilt was sewn with grey, lime green, light blue and wasabi green solid fabrics and a low volume background fabric. This will be an upcoming bear paw quilt block pattern by Bonjour Quilts, with 3 block sizes and 5 quilt sizes.

Belated Bear Paw Blocks

Boy, it’s been a while since I’ve been in here. There are cobwebs and…wait, where’s February gone? Although not intended, I stepped away from quilt land for several weeks; it’s nice to be back. So how are you? I hope you’ve been keeping well and keeping on sewing. Let’s jump into the news, shall we? …

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Welcome to 2024 – a Bonjour Quilts Update

Well hello there! It’s just me sliding in during the very last minute of January to say welcome to 2024. It’s been a slow start to the year for me, sewing wise. But now the kids are back in school and the Christmas decorations are all packed away, so it’s time to get to work! …

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A fabric pull showing Kona's Colour of the Year for 2024, Julep and Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2024, Peach Fuzz together with a neutral (an AGF Decostitch basic fabric in Cloud). These two Colours of the Year pair nicely together!

Pantone Peach Fuzz Fabric and More!

Welcome to another edition of weekend quilty goodness with Bonjour Quilts. Let’s dive right into all the latest colour (color) news! Make sure you’re sitting somewhere comfortable because there are a lot of photos coming your way. [There are lots of links to fabric here, several are affiliate links which means I earn a small …

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Embrace the holiday season with the Spokes mini quilt by Kirsty of Bonjour Quilts, featuring a charming color palette of Christmas red and snowy white. This quick and enjoyable Christmas quilting idea is a wonderful way to infuse your home with festive warmth. Explore the versatility of the Spokes pattern in quilts, wall hangings, table runners, and more.

Christmas Quilting Ideas…

Hello, hello, it’s Kirsty here from Bonjour Quilts with another round of weekend musings for you. So prepare to mull over these Christmas quilting ideas with a cup/glass of your favourite beverage and a nice, comfortable chair. Let’s go! What I’m Sewing… It’s all about the holiday season here at the moment. If you’re also …

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Kirsty's magic unfolds in the Modern Chevron Quilt Pattern from Bonjour Quilts, featuring a scrappy twist in grass green and low volume fabrics. Say goodbye to scrap chaos as you turn them into a cozy quilt with instructions tailored for baby, throw, twin, queen, and king sizes.

Scrappy Chevron Quilt Pattern

I have a new scrappy chevron quilt pattern to show you today. This quilt might look a little familiar? Yes, it’s a version of my Modern Chevron Baby Quilt pattern! I have taken the baby quilt version and turned it into a full quilt pattern with instructions for 5 quilt sizes: This grass green and …

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