The new Primary Prairie Quilt Pattern is now available as a printable PDF pattern via the La Rue de Fleurs Etsy shop!
Create your own unique expression in fabric with help from me! The Primary Prairie Quilt Pattern is beginner-friendly in construction while offering playful possibilities for the more advanced. Designed for the scrap hoarder, precut lover, or yardage shopper, the Primary Prairie pattern does the math so you can do the design. The PDF pattern comes complete with nine pages of detailed and illustrated directions, a planning page for your design, and an exclusive quilt-a-long video with the artist. Purchase your copy today and get ready to get quilty! Available exclusively at laruedefleurs.etsy.com
I designed this super scrap buster pattern in January 2021 out of a need to use up and play with my mega scrap pile. I find so much joy in using up some of the smallest bits of fabric I simply can’t seem to throw away and figured I can’t be the only one. Primary Prairie is a pattern to show off and use up not only those little squares, but also fun feature prints in the central block of the design.
Using a classic four-patch and large central plus as the basis for the large blocks, there is plenty of opportunity to get creative with the overall design and feeling of your quilt. Primary Prairie assembles quickly into one of the four sizes included in the pattern, helping you create a handmade crib/baby, throw, twin or queen quilt quickly.
An exclusive video link is included in the purchase of the PDF pattern where you can join the artist to sit, sew and talk about the pattern, design, creativity, and inspiration. I will loosely walk you through the pattern as we discuss tips, tricks, and best practices for quilting. Here is a quick video I made which I think summarizes the pattern experience.:
In the future I plan to offer more video content for newly released patterns as well as patterns past. If you are interested in more learning opportunities with me, take a moment to sign up for the La Rue de Fleurs’ newsletter and studio file to be notified of those opportunities as they arise. Some content will continue to be published for free here on the blog and on YouTube, with additional more detailed paid class offerings in the future as well.
The Primary Prairie Quilt is near and dear to my heart and combines my love of pattern play possibilities, large feature prints showcase opportunities, and the ability to use up plenty of scrap fabrics. I hope you will enjoy creating your unique handmade quilt with the pattern as well. For additional inspiration for this pattern be sure to follow the Primary Prarie Quilt hashtag #primaryprairiequilt #primaryprairie and #laruedefleursquilts.
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Stay creative, friends! Janice
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