I’m so happy to be a part of the Fat Quarter Shop blog hop and share my version of their new Firecrackers quilt pattern.
I chose to use Jen Kingwell’s Gardenvale fabric collection.
This pattern is super easy to follow and there is also a video tutorial available here.
Fat Quartershop has a Quilt Kit and Backing Set available featuring Corey Yoder’s Prairie fabrics. Check those out here:
If you’re looking for an excuse to buy the 30 degree triangle ruler, or a new pattern to use your ruler with – Firecrackers is a fun one to try. I already have plans to make a smaller version for a baby quilt.
I wanted to try something new with the quilting and I love how it turned out. The texture is so nice and crinkly. All you need to do is start with a wavy line and loosely echo it using 1/4″ to 1/2″ spacing throughout.
The concerns I had using Hobbs heirloom 80/20 batting have been resolved. Pretty sure it was the backing fabric that made it feel so lightweight.
The Firecrackers pattern could have a modern or vintage feel – it all just depends on your fabric choices.
Be sure to check out the other bloggers and their versions of the Firecrackers quilt:
You can pick up a copy of the pattern here. Would love to see your version – tag me on Instagram @juliehirt