Welcome to Quilt For Lovers. Are you looking for your next quilting project? How about this card from Sweden
This striking bedspread makes good use of solid fabrics and is a great way to use some of those fragments you saved (though instructions are given for purchasing new fabrics to replicate the design) right down to its beautiful name Postcard from Sweden. It will surely become one of your favorite patterns as it will match your home and will undoubtedly be a beautiful gift!
Love the bright and bold solids matching perfectly in half square triangles. Today you will check the pattern of a quilt that you will love the result, it is wonderful and you will enjoy making it and most importantly have fun organizing and rearranging the pieces to create your own design !!
Making a postcard from Sweden Quilt is not so easy for beginners, but nothing is impossible, it can take a long time, but the ending is amazing. Be willing to actually spend enough time to complete it or pay someone to finalize it for you.
Synthetic fabrics, such as polyester and rayon, are sturdier and do not break. However, they do not “breathe” and are suffocating when used on blankets. An important tip is to use cotton for the entire quilt and make appliques and embellishments with synthetic fabrics.
If you use seamstress chalk to make markings, test on other fabric beforehand as they may be irreversibly stained. You are free to use any fabric for the Swedish quilt postcard. Your quilt does not have to be made in the colors of the original pattern. While your quilt is all HST and measures at least 40 “squares. Today the current link is for the cutting step. It may be square if you are using method two at a time, or it may be triangles if you are cutting squares at the same time. Half or using an Accuquilt fabric cutter Show us your delicious cut and ready to sew fabrics!
Take breaks when sewing, especially if you sew by hand. Respect yourself and rest. You can hurt your back and hands by sewing for a long time. As this project takes time to complete, it is important to rest. This quilt is a great gift and a cheerful air in the environment.
Below is a link that will teach you step by step how to make this beautiful quilt. Enjoy and good work.
Design: Inspired by Tom Frazier’s IKEA Kort Art cards. Fabrics: 36 Kona Cotton Solids
Binding and Support: Architextures crosshatch in gray and black.
Quilting: Wonky Wavy Lines Using Barefoot
Thread: Patched and Padded with Medium Gray Thread #Aurifil (5Owt 2606)
Size: Approximately 48 “x 60”
Pattern Free Postcard From Sweden
See too: Morning Star Block