Nightshade ~ A Finished Quilt

I’m back with my finished Halloween quilt! This turned out to be a fun quilt to put together and even though it’s not October yet, I’ve already set it out in the family room.

I mentioned in my last post that I used my Prism pattern for this quilt. I did shrink the blocks down a bit…not sure why – ha! That’s what happens when I finish a quilt a year after I start it. It probably has something to do with the limited amount of fabric I had (only fat quarters of the Nightshade prints and only fat 1/8ths of the Oakshott cottons). These blocks ended up 6″ finished. The quilt measures about 48″ x 54″.

I quilted with a meandering free motion design. I did a pretty wide spaced meandering, hoping it will wash up a bit less stiff than a tighter quilting pattern.

The backing is two of my favorite prints from the Nightshade line. The binding is the left over from one of the backing prints.

Overall I think this is a great quilt for Halloween without screaming “Orange and Black!”

Comments

  1. 11

    says

    This is gorgeous. I love how from a distance it just looks like a beautifully coloured set of fabrics, but once you get up close you can completely see the Halloween theme. You could probably get away with using it year round. ;)

  2. 13

    Carole says

    I love this quilt! The colors and the pattern and stunning! Great job! Do you have a pattern for this or soon to be published!

    • 14

      says

      Hi Carole – Yes, the pattern is available. It is my Prism pattern and you can purchase a PDF download in my Pattern Shop – button in the righthand column of the page.

  3. 15

    says

    This is a fab Hallowe’en quilt Faith – and you’re right, it is a nice change from orange & black (even though I like those too!). I am a big fan of purple & green. The Oakshotts work perfectly with this line x

  4. 25

    Kathleen says

    Great quilt and that tree makes a beautiful prop for its display! Now do my eyes deceive me or am I seeing some spider webs in the root system of that tree?!

    • 26

      says

      Good eye! There were spider webs on the roots of the tree! I was torn because I thought they were perfect for my spooky quilt, but also didn’t want to get them ON the actual quilt. ha :)

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