Perfectly Perched in plum

Another Monday, another finish!

I made this fun quilt to feature some of Laurie Wisbrun‘s newest line for Robert Kaufman, Perfectly Perched. Those of you who loved Laurie’s Tufted Tweets line will be happy to see more of her wonderful chair designs and more adorable birds.  There are three lovely colorways, but for my first go, I decided to work with these great raspberry and lime prints.

I added in a few additional lime and raspberry colored prints and grabbed a bunch of plum and raspberry colored solids for the background. I talked more about the specific prints, as well as the quilt design in this previous post about this quilt.

The backing is a slightly lighter shade of the background colors along with a strip of the prints from the front. I would usually use a darker solid for the binding, but I decided to go scrappy this time with pieces of the Perfectly Perched prints. Sometimes a scrappy binding is fun, yes?

I quilted it with the same diamond pattern I used on this quilt. I decided to use this design mainly because I wanted to practice the pattern again (oh, and yes, I made note of the requests for a tutorial on this quilting! I will do my best to get something written up for you soon!). Also, a little later this week I have a fun quilting post with Angela Walters where she shares some quilting ideas, including her ideas for quilting a quilt like this one.

Laurie Wisbrun's new Perfectly Perched line is now available! You can find these fun prints at the following shops:

Fresh-Squeezed Fabrics

Sew Modern

Pink Chalk Fabrics

Hawthorne Threads

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16 Responses to Perfectly Perched in plum

  1. 1
    Suzanne says:

    This was a bright pop to my morning. I love the combination of lime and raspberry.

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    Deb konopka says:

    Tis quilt makes me smile 🙂

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    Ella says:

    I loved your color combo so much that it inspired my choices for my Soda Pop quilt!

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    randi says:

    VERY pretty! The colors are just beautiful!

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    Karen says:

    Love your subtle variation in purples! And those Wibrun prints… so fun!!!

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    Laura says:

    love the color and the randomness of the pattern. Whimsical!

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    Tamie says:

    I love your use of color- so pretty.

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    Marianne says:

    I love that color combo. What size are the blocks?

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    Tennille says:

    Hi, I just stumbled across your blog, I think initially through someone’s pin on pinterest. Your work is amazing. I don’t quilt…yet! I’m thinking of taking a course this fall. Anyway, I was just wondering if you sell you quilts. I looked in your shop but I can’t seem to find anything for sale. If you do, can you send me in the right direction? Thanks!

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    Ann says:

    Lime and Rasberry! I love it! Its a refreshing change from my 13 year old daughter’s lime and turquoise everything! 🙂

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    Carol says:

    All of your quilts are fantastic but I especially love this one. Just beautiful! Live the color combo and how you used them. You are so talented.

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    Auntie Pami says:

    I am going to make this one. I’m in love. Thank you for the inspiration.

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