emerald green and rainbow quilt

Emerald Green Up And Away Quilt

I have a fresh, emerald green quilt top to share with you today. This is a baby size version of my Up And Away quilt pattern (listed here in my shop). You can find more info on the pattern and see my navy version in this blog post here. I also made a yellow, throw …

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My Great Quilting Idea

I had the most brilliant idea the other day. Something that’d help me be super-productive and finish my quilts in half the time. Tell me, tell me, all the quilters cry. I will…but first let me tell you how I came about this most excellent idea. This year, at the ripe old age of 47, …

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Up And Away Quilt Pattern in Yellow

You can read all about my latest quilt pattern, called Up And Away, over on this post here. That version was all about the navy and white – this quilt is all about yellow and aqua. My daughter loves yellow quilts and I made this for her way back in 2017. I wrote the Up …

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Up And Away Quilt Pattern

I have the Up And Away quilt pattern ready for you today! This pattern is a very easy and flexible modern quilt pattern that’ll help you get your stash out of the cupboard and into a beautiful quilt. The pattern is fat quarter friendly and has instructions to make all 5 quilt sizes using fat …

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Star Quilt Block Tutorial

Star quilt blocks are the best, aren’t they? A classic shape that can be dressed up in all manner of ways – traditional, modern and my fave: scrappy! I have a scrappy star quilt block tutorial for you today. If you prefer a printable PDF then you can also find that in the shop for …

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Essex yarn dyed linen Lollies quilt by Bonjour Quilts

Essex Linen Lollies Quilt

My last Lollies quilt (below) was quite colourful and chirpy – full of citrusy colour. You can read all about this version and see several other colour mock-ups in this post. For my next Lollies quilt I wanted something a little more subdued and quiet. I chose metallic Essex yarn dyed linen in Ocean for …

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Lollies quilt hanging from a fence post

Lollies Quilt Pattern

A new year, a new quilt pattern! I’m happy to introduce to you the Lollies quilt pattern. This pattern came to be as the result of a mistake (you can read all about that in this previous blogpost). Luckily, it was one of those happy mistakes that lead to something I hadn’t considered before. The …

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Christmas Candles Quilt Block

I thought I’d share a tutorial for this little Christmas quilt block. We could all do with a little extra light, yes? This little Christmas Candles quilt block finishes at 8½” x 9½” . The tutorial for the block is here on the blog, but if you’d prefer a PDF of the pattern you can …

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A Modern Baby Quilt Pattern from a Happy Mistake

Today I have a little modern baby quilt pattern that presented itself accidentally . Have you ever made a quilt design error that turned out to be a good thing? I had cut out most of a baby quilt way back in March but set it aside for some reason…I really can’t remember why. This …

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How To Match A Fabric Print For A Quilt Back

Would you like to learn how to match the print on your quilt back fabric to create a matching, uninterrupted pattern? When you’ve gone through the hassle of sewing a fabulous quilt top it makes sense to finish it off properly with a beautiful, continuous backing.  Of course you could use a wide back fabric, …

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