Finished: Chevron Quilt

The Chevron Quilt is done and loved!

zigzag quilt

zigzag quilt

zigzag quilt

zigzag quilt

The half square triangles started out as 10″ squares, which I sewed in pairs. Both fabrics for the top were from KickAss County Store, the backing is an Ikea duvet cover piece, and the binding is Painters Canvas by Laura Gunn. I learned a ton by making this quilt, which is pretty much just my second one!

I hand pieced and hand quilted the whole thing, which I’m quite proud of. The points don’t perfectly match, there are some creases in the backing, and there were a few spots in the binding that needed attention after washing, but overall I’m very happy with it! It’s been on the bed for awhile already. I didn’t grow up with quilts, mostly comforters and duvets, so the feel of a quilt is a revelation. It’s light yet warm, thin but nicely dense and weighty. I love it.

jelly roll

We were on vacation this past week, and took a little road trip up to St Jacobs. The weather was lovely, and I ended up with a few souvenirs – this Comma jelly roll and Clover Hera marker from Reichard’s quilt shop, and some lovely String Theory sock yarn from Shall We Knit? in Waterloo. Thanks ladies!

String Theory Caper Sock



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3 responses to “Finished: Chevron Quilt”

  1. Dani Avatar

    Nice job Laura! I love it! Quilts really are the best. They somehow keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. That’s why I have so many. At least that is my excuse ;)

  2. Jane D Avatar

    It’s gorgeous, Laura! I love that you hand stitched and hand quilted everything, it makes me want to stick with my own handwork projects. Congratulations on your second finished quilt.

  3. Cassy Avatar

    That is incredible!!! Excellent work. I love the lime trim.

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