I can't remember when I purchased the Mod Quads pattern by Designs by jb. I think I was on Pinterest looking for ideas for scrappy quilt designs (I'm still desperate to bring my scrap bins under control) when I found it. I googled the pattern name and designer and was surprised to find no website for Designs by jb. Instead, I found an online shop that sold it so I purchased the pattern from them.
The picture I had seen on Pinterest looked nothing like the cover photo on the pattern. It was made up in black and white fabric with just a few pops of colours. I thought it was absolutely stunning. I had many black, grey and white scraps so decided to copy it and add splashes of aqua fabrics.
And I'm so happy with this quilt! Cutting the fabrics took a while, but the piecing went really quickly. I didn't obsess over which fabrics would go next to which - I just grabbed the squares and sewed them together as they came out of my cut pile.
To stick with the random nature of the quilt, I quilted it with wavy lines guided only by the seams that joined the rows together. The quilting took no time at all.
The backing is a black and white print I had in my stash and the binding is Kona Pond - a beautiful aqua colour.
- Pattern designer: Design by jb (link to the pattern above)
- Size: 48.5" x 60.5"
- Difficulty: Easy
- Instructions/construction: This is a very easy quilt to sew. The instructions aren't very detailed, but perhaps they really don't need to be.
- Would I make this again? I'm not sure to be honest. I might!
The touch of aqua is so nice against the black and white scraps. And hooray for getting a bin to close easily and not find that the scraps have somehow multiplied in the process!!ReplyDelete
She's so captivating, Izzy! And that floral backing is stunning!ReplyDelete
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