Friday, November 22, 2013

Briar Rose Quilt

I have a finished quilt to show!  I actually finished this a while ago and forgot to share!  I gave it away and I guess it slipped my mind.  
I love Heather Ross, so when she released her Briar Rose line (first in a LONG time), I couldn't wait to put it to use.  

Pattern found in this book.  (as a sidenote, I can't buy EVERY quilt book out there.  There are so many now, and most are good.  I usually check them out from my local library first and if I love it, then I consider buying it.)
The pattern is a modern take on the log cabin.  If you look closely, you can see each block is made up of small log cabin blocks.
I quilted it in circles, first seen here, except I tried to do it free-motion, and it's kind of sloppy.  I feel a little bad about that, but not bad enough to not give it away.
 Bound in a pretty orange, (looks like mac and cheese), which worked perfectly with the other prints. 
 The strawberries from this line are my favorite, so I used the pink ones on the back.


  1. Adorable!!! I can truly say this is my favorite of the Briar Rose quilts I've seen!

  2. Soo pretty! Love how it has a vintage feel to it even though the fabrics and design are lovely and modern!

  3. It is sitting on my couch as we speak as we love love love it!!!! Thanks again Net. I'm amazed at how you can kind of break traditional matchy matchy quilting rules and have it still turn out so beautifully.

  4. Fantastic quilt, great pattern for the Briar Rose.

  5. So great, I never think to do log cabin blocks like that!

  6. Very pretty! The strawberries are my fave too. :) Thanks for sharing!

  7. I love your choice of prints!
    I have the same book and that quilt is on my to-do list :)

  8. That particular pattern caught my eye too. Thanks for the reminder! Came out really lovely with these fabrics.

  9. I've seen a few Briar Rose pieces, but none that made me inhale as this one did! It's totally wonderful and I wanted to crawl right under it! BRAVO!

  10. So lovely!
    Greetings from Finland! :)
    Ulla's Quilt World
    Hugs, Ulla

  11. I've been a lurker for quite awhile and have enjoyed your blog and your quilts so much. Your new quilt is lovely. The white prints add a sweetness and antique feel.
    Andrea, quilting in Minnesota


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