Friday, January 14, 2022

Biscuits & Gravy Quilt

 Back in 2019 I saw this print in the local quilt shop and I couldn't resist.

It's a Riley Blake line called Biscuits & Gravy. Well, I just thought that was the best name ever! I knew I had to build a quilt around it and I knew I wanted something in a patchwork style. Enter this simple pattern 

I needed something simple to work on when I was in Texas and this fit the bill 

I picked it up from Jackie the Monday before Thanksgiving after work and was tickled with this pattern she chose called Geranium.

                                      

I managed to stitch the binding to the front of the quilt, but with a houseful for 5 days over Thanksgiving, it was set aside.


After all, I had more important things to tend to! But, I always need a quilt to bind during the NFR and this one was this year's NFR quilt even though I set it aside again at Christmas. I finally finished stitching the binding the first week in January.

It finishes at 72x84

I backed it with my second favorite print from the line because I found 4 1/2 yards of it in the clearance section for $6.00 at The Quilt Haus in New Braunfels when I was in Texas. It wasn't quite enough, but I added a strip of a Shadow Play fabric that I found at a new quilt shop in Clovis

I guess this is a controlled scrappy patchwork quilt since it's all from the same line, but I love it and I plan on making another one from real scraps soon:

Another happy finish!

                          

6 comments:

Gretchen Weaver said...

Lovely quilt! It's always so much fun to start the new off with a new finish, happy stitching!

Theona said...

Lovely! Nice selection of fabric and pattern. And, that sky! It just sets those colors off in a stunning display.

Carolyn said...

It’s beautiful!

Samplings from Spring Creek said...

With a name like biscuits and gravy it would be impossible to resist.

Great quilt

Shelly said...

It's fabulous! And I love the backing!

Sandra said...

The color combo heavy on the reds makes this one a stunner! Simple, but oh so effective.

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