Poppyprint is the creative signature of Krista Hennebury the imaginative and wonderful Canadian quilter, blogger, teacher, convener of celebrated retreats (waiting list only I'm afraid), author and designer. I met Krista at Quilt Market when she was there promoting her book, Make It Take It, and we hit it off right away. Krista is a fantastic promoter of Canadian creativity. Fabric Spark is pour and happy to sponsor her excellent blog.
Do you quilt under the influence of traditional methods and rules? Do you thrive on pointy points and perfectly square corners but secretly wish you could embrace the creative freedom of this wonky, improvisational business? If your answer is yes, then this pattern is for you! Starting with 5” charm squares, you will learn my fun and fast piecing method that utilizes your traditional piecing and rotary cutting skills to create wonky strip units. There’s no pre-cutting of random strips, no stack ‘n whack, no free-cutting with scissors; no two quilts made with this method are alike. Every one is an original work.
The main image is wallhanging size 28" x 28" (made with 10 F8's or FQ's) while the second example quilt Chess on the Steps seen in reds/greys is made with 1/2 yard quantities from the supply list. Chess on the Steps appears in the book "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century" by the Modern Quilt Guild.
BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Rotary cutting, scant 1/4" seam
SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 54" x 54"
FABRIC REQUIREMENTS please see the attached pictures