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City Tiles Quilt_The Vintage Picnic Version

I was glancing around my house yesterday and realized I still have a handful of quilts I haven’t shared on the blog yet.   One of those quilts is my Vintage Picnic City Tiles Quilt.   I released this pattern a few months back and included instructions for an 18inch block and a 12inch block.   This Vintage Picnic version is the 12inch block option.

quiltylove_EmilyDennis-2294 quiltylove_EmilyDennis-2303 Bonnie and Camille always have the happiest fabrics.  Their Vintage Picnic line (affiliate link) is no exception.  A jelly roll is the perfect size for this block option.  quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3347 quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3360 I used the new Gingham wide backs in Aqua for the backing and binding.   I tend to bind my quilts with the same backing fabric.   Usually I make the binding with the extra fabric I cut off when trimming up my quilt after quilting it.  quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3350 quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3344 I quilted this one with my favorite zig zag stitch.  I know I use it a lot but I still really love the look.   I think it looks like more effort was put into quilting than there really was ;)   I usually space my lines about 1inch apart. quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3348 The grey background of this City Tiles quilt is my current favorite grey.   It’s Robert Kaufman Kona Solid in the color Silver.   It’s the perfect cool grey.  quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3356 quiltylove_EmilyDennis-3361 You can find the City Tiles Quilt pattern in my pattern shop:

City_Tiles_Quilt_Pattern_PAPER City_Tiles_Quilt_Pattern

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  • Emily - I love that quilting stitch, too! I used it a lot, until I got a new machine. Even though it has more bells and whistles than my old machine it doesn’t have that stitch! It has a ‘wave’ stitch instead, which produces a similar result. I still kinda miss that zig-zag, though.
    Love the quilt in these colors!ReplyCancel

    • Emily@QuiltyLove - I love that wave stitch too! My machine doesn’t have it :( That’s why I’ve settled on the zig zag :)ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Molde - Love these!ReplyCancel

  • Tara Bilbao - I LOVE that zig zag quilting. I am going to have to experiment with that one. I have been wanting to break out of the “straight stitch” quilting but am a bit nervous. That looks doable.

    I love your color combinations of all your quilts. So inspiring!ReplyCancel

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