Clarendon Quilt: The Squeezed One
This baby sized Clarendon Quilt was the quilt I made to test the pattern concept. It came together so fast, and I had a lot of fun putting it together!
One of my favorite parts of the quilty process is the fabric pull. In this case, I cannot take the credit for these fun fabrics! If you purchase fabrics from FabricBubb, you'll recognize this fun fat quarter bundle named Squeezed.
Once everything was cut, it was time to mix, match, and make the three block styles used for this improv-style quilt. The blocks are a decent size, so it does come together fast! I had all of my blocks made while the boys were watching a movie!
Then, it was time to play with layout. This is my favorite part about this pattern. This pattern provides the math, fabric requirements, and perfect number of blocks needed to make the quilt, but then allows you the creative freedom to improv the final quilt construction and layout!!
I have a few samples made up, and they are all different and unique in their own way -- but the guesswork in making an improv quilt is taken care of in the pattern!
I backed the quilt with another fabric from the same fabric line as those cute oranges from the top and two extra fat quarters from the bundle for binding. I also decided to use simple straight-line quilting.
I have a couple co-workers expecting later this year, and I can't wait to gift this quilt to one of those little babies :)