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December 6, 2019
Creative quilting options for Fireside Modern Drunkards Path quilt from Quilt Social

In yesterday’s post, I demonstrated my method of quilt sandwiching. The time has come to discuss quilting and what I call, the appliquilting that I have referencing all week with my Fireside Modern Drunkards Path quilt made with the luscious Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose Cool fabric.


Fireside Modern Drunkards Path quilt


How to choose the quilting for a quilt

There are many things to consider for quilting whenever a quilt is completed and in my mind they are as follows:

  • Purpose of the quilt, i.e. is it to be used a lot and needs frequent laundering and ...

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December 5, 2019
How to sandwich a quilt for domestic machine quilting, the easy way from Quilt Social

All week, I have been explaining the process of making a quilt to showcase the beautiful Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose Cool Banyan fabric. Yesterday I pieced my quilt together and now I’m ready to demonstrate my method of quilt sandwiching.

For smaller projects and in particular this Fireside Modern Drunkards Path lap quilt. It’s great to use my domestic machine as I love the peaceful time of just sitting at my sewing machine and quilting. I love being able to focus in close and isolate just the area I’m working on. It gives me a real sense ...

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December 4, 2019
In this fashion, piecing a drunkards path quilt is a breeze! from Quilt Social

The last 2 days, I’ve been discussing fabric selection with Jungle Rose Cool fabric from Banyan Batiks and the supplies needed along with cutting instructions for the gorgeous Fireside Modern Drunkards Path lap quilt shown below.

Today, I’ll discuss how to applique the arcs and get moving on the piecing process.

Yes! You can make this just in time for Christmas, it’s so easy!


Fireside Modern Drunkards Path quilt design


1. Organize all the arcs and squares in groups of 2 with a light and a dark fabric in the order set up yesterday, i.e. black ...

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December 3, 2019
Cutting Jungle Rose fabric for a modern drunkards path quilt from Quilt Social

Yesterday, I spoke about the gorgeous Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose Cool fabric and showed an image of the finished quilt. Today, I’m discussing cutting and preparing the fabric.

What’s really neat about batik fabric is that it doesn’t fray as easy as other types of cotton quilting fabric. Because of this fact, I planned this quilt with raw edge applique and a quick and easy quilting method in mind. Also, there’s typically no wrong or right side with batiks and this makes it easy to piece because you don’t have to worry about right sides ...

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December 2, 2019
Last minute gift: a lap quilt using Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose from Quilt Social

This year, I designed the Fireside Modern Drunkards Path quilt from the Jungle Rose Cool colorway by Banyan Batiks as a way to show quilting enthusiasts a last minute quilt can be done in time for Christmas. The quilt’s name is inspired by Fairfield Quilter’s 80/20 Batting and as a lap quilt, it’s the perfect size to cozy-up in front of a crackling fire this winter. You’ll see the modern and the drunkardspath in the obvious quilt design because the curves are somewhat randomly placed.

This time of year gets really crazy for most ...

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November 28, 2019
Last minute gift solution: lap quilt using Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose! from Quilt Social

Need one last hand made gift? Here’s a great idea from quilter Robin Bogaert of QUILTINGINTHELOFT to the rescue! She has several time saving tips on getting this quilt done.

She highlights Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose in the Cool colorway.


Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose Cool


TIP 1: get cool fabric! The fabric will do half the job with it’s eye-catching color and pattern design!

TIP 2: I’ll save you a whole lot of time, and give you the material list now so you can shop for your Banyan Batiks Jungle Rose fabric!



For this quilt ...

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