I have two more free patterns coming your way soon at Robert Kaufman! Both will be released in March as free downloads on the Robert Kaufman website and would you believe that NEITHER of them have any paper-piecing or templates?? That is unheard of from me!
Today I’m going to introduce you to “Simple Twist”:
Finished Size 56″ x 64″
Fabric: Kona Solids by Robert Kaufman Fabrics
About this Quilt:
Bill Coleman, a photographer from my hometown of State College, Pennsylvania, recently passed away and I have always admired his work. My husband and I have a couple of his photos hanging prominently in our house. I love having a little bit of home way out here in California. Mr. Coleman’s primary subject was the Amish community and when I was perusing his online gallery I came across a photo of three quilts hanging on a line. The quilt in the center was just so simple, bold and modern. I was compelled to make it right away!
I had a lot of fun figuring out how the block was most likely constructed and picking out Kona colors. I never thought I would be a fan of brown quilting fabric, but I am digging Kona Spice right now!
“Siample Twist” is fun and easy to make. It measures 54″ x 64″, but since it’s only one block, you can make it as big or small as you like.
I was really sad I didn’t have a chance to quilt it before the fabric release. We moved in November and between having strep, Thanksgiving and then a 5 day fever, I got a bit behind! I just found out today that it has been quilted and is on it’s way to a quilt shop to be displayed!
Here’s a sneak peek of the quilting. There’s that yummy Kona Spice!
I’ll post a quick update once the pattern is available for download. You’ll be able to find it right here.