Autumnal Wreath Mini Quilt

Autumnal Wreath Mini Quilt

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I’ve had in my head for a while a design for an English Paper Pieced wreath design. As Autumn is here (although it’s almost over, looking at the state of the trees in the garden) I was inspired to make my first version in Autumnal colours.Autumn Wreath Mini Quilt

I was all ready to pop out to the shops to buy some lovely new fabric when I stopped myself and decided to check the stash. I’m glad I did, look what I found!

 

Not so good for my local quilting shop, but lucky for my pocket!

I had in my head that I wanted a very light olive green background, but in the end it looked so much nicer on a pale/beige background. Not my usual choice, but really does the job.

The back however was a different story. I really wanted a good strong autumnal colour so here’s what I chose…

Back of Autumn Wreath

It’s such a lovely rich orange, very pumkin like don’t you think? Makes me think of roast dinners and hearty soup.

Autumn Wreath EPP Mini Quilt

Straight line quilting was the order of the day. I did contemplate going for some FMQ but the leaves are falling off the trees so fast now and I wanted to get it finished tout de suite!

Hope you like it and are inspired to make your own. Anyone out there want a printable for the EPP template?

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