Umbrella Prints improv


A while back I showed you the start of this quilt, and here it is as a completed quilt top. Usually I have an idea of how the quilt will look in the end, but on this one I went into it without a plan and was really just winging it as I went along.


And as it turns out, I’m happy with the result. It has a bit of the look of Jacquie and Katie’s Tunnel Vision and it still fulfilled my goal of creating a quilt using just the Umbrella Prints trimmings and added solids.


As a lucky coincidence, Lizzy House’s Twinkle print has similar colors (and I had some on hand!), so the backing was a no brainer. Now I just have to find some time for my temporary quilt baster (thanks Morgan!) to get this one ready for quilting!

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9 Responses to Umbrella Prints improv

  1. 1
    chyder says:

    Wow, this is lovely. Is that yarn-dyed linen for the background?

  2. 2
    Ramona says:

    Love the clean simplicity of this one. I have to admit, I went online and bought two umbrella print scrap packs after your initial post. Still waiting for them. Look so fun. 🙂

  3. 3
    Jenny says:

    This quilt is so calming.

  4. 4
    Jayne says:

    Beautiful quilt, the background is perfect 🙂

  5. 5
    Shirley Dawson says:

    Love the textured look of the grey solid border. What fabric is that? It works so well with the simplicity of of the quilt

  6. 6
    Nargis says:

    How cute is that! .Thank you for great tutorials.

  7. 7
    Aletta says:

    How pretty! I love the blue and grey together!

  8. 8
    Nita says:

    Those colours are very cool and refreshing.

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