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Canyon Jewels

I'm back at the Bakeshop!  I love Kate Spain, so this was a pleasure to work on, and a fun pattern to put together.  I don't usually do applique, but this is pretty straightforward, and because of the large size of blocks goes together very quickly.


I ended up making it a queen-sized quilt.  That hadn't been my original plan, but my daughter loved it, and I decided to make it large enough to put on her bed.  She currently has a quilt, but it's a twin sized quilt on a queen sized bed, and it's a design for a younger girl, so I thought this was a good time to upgrade her. 

The colors in Canyon are just wonderful - bright and saturated and lovely.  I adore the greys thrown in there, too.  
I used the white background fabrics for the outer border, and I'm pleased with how it makes it large enough for a queen bed without distracting from the center. 
I had the quilter use a large all-over hexagon based quilting pattern, and I thought it tied in well with the shapes on the jewel pieces that make the flowers. 


Here it is on the bed - my daughter loves it!


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  1. Everyone would like to know where to get the templates for this quilt. The are not included in the pattern on Moda bake shop.

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