Japanese Quilt

quilt Japanese fabric

I’ve been writing a little this week about the quilting UFOs I have stashed away. Today I have another one – in fact, one of my favourites. For a number of years, I collected Japanese style fabrics as I came across them and wondered how I was going to do them justice in a quilt. Eventually I designed my own Japanese Quilt.

Japanese fabric quilt

I wanted to use pretty large pieces of my gorgeous fabrics so this is a combination of large rectangles, staggered in rows like bricks with a black on clack sashing fabric in between and around the border.

Quilt Japanese fabric

Along the top there is a row of squares to create some added length and a top border feature.

Japanese fabric quilt

I still can’t decide whether my favourite fabric is this green ball print or the navy print with the little Japanese girls on it.

Japanese quilt

Which Japanese print do you like best?

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