mandy munroe

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Kantha Style Quilt

The May issue of Popular Patchwork Magazine is now out in the UK and the US version “Popular Quilting” will be on the shelves in a few weeks time.

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I designed this quilt inspired by the beautifully hand stitched Kantha bed covers from India but using soft coloured fabric strips to represent the stitches running across the quilt. Of course it then had to be hand quilted so I chose various cotton threads in violet, pink, cream, powder blue and green.

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Fabrics from Newcastle Studios  including Margos Favorite Shirtings, Fantasy pink, Emma dots and Florence Peto stripes.

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7 comments on “Kantha Style Quilt

  1. Genie
    April 14, 2013

    That is beautiful. Love the colors you used.

  2. houseofgreene
    April 17, 2013

    The colours are so fresh and remind me of spring!
    You blanket, some old fashioned lemonade make for a glorious summer day!

    • mandymunroe
      April 22, 2013

      What a good idea, just need the warm sunshine now!

      • houseofgreene
        April 22, 2013

        Please let it come sooon!! Oh to go outside coat and jumperless !

  3. Snapfairy
    May 14, 2013

    Love the pastel colors….so pretty!

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