I am so excited to introduce my new pattern, Cinched! Ever since I designed Interlock a couple of years ago, I have been playing around with more jelly roll designs. I really love Interlock and wanted to design something equally unique and not your standard jelly roll quilt. Well, it took two years to come up with a design that I liked but I think it was worth it!
Cinched uses a single jelly roll in prints and a single jelly roll a solid (or the equivalent). It boasts both a bold primary and secondary pattern. There is hardly any cutting, there’s no squaring up or trimming down, it’s super chain-piece-able, all in all, it’s a cinch to make!
I wanted this quilt to be super cheerful and sunny so I used a Blueberry Park Brights Roll Up by Karen Lewis in combination with Kona Snow for the quilt top. The colors that Karen selected to print on are gorgeous and I have always been a fan of her designs. The wind cooperated with me for all of a second so that you can see the backing too. I used a Rhoda Ruth print by Elizabeth Hartman which makes for a great coordinate.
I quilted in straight lines with a very pale pink Aurifil thread. It blends very well against the Snow background and isn’t as harsh as white would have been where it crosses through the prints. I bound the quilt in one of my favorite prints, Creamsicle. Final quilt dimensions are 60″ x 64.”
I had to include this shot just because it’s pretty and I like it!
Cinched is available now as a pdf pattern in all my shops (links in sidebar). It’s heading out to the printers so paper patterns will be ready for quilt shops very soon.
I hope you are all enjoying your summers! This was my last sewing goal for the summer so I am hoping to have a more relaxing remaining few weeks…time will tell. I have never been any good at relaxing.