Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Have you ever done a French braid quilt

Have you ever done a French braid quilt?

I have, a long time ago and I did NOT like it, I didn’t like the process of it, BUT then lately my friend borrowed my braid book and you know as soon as that book left my house I wanted to make one!! but I remembered…..then I started thinking about the QUBE and companion sets and thought I could make one easily with the chisel die!

So I did a mini test run and then started on another.

They are both up on Accuquilt’s blog



The mini one is made with left over strips from a jelly roll and the brown one is made with FQs

(plus the fabrics for the middle squares)


I was SO much fun to make that I want to make more!

well, look at the blog post and see how I made it

and Look what new dies I got in the mail!!

Which one should I start with??

(that’s a Dresden underneath Swiffer)


Don’t forget the Art with fabric blog hop!


Spring 2017 schedule

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Andrée: http://quiltinglearningcombo.blogspot.com

LeeAnna: http://lapaylor.blogspot.com/

Luke: http://www.lukehaynes.com/

Joan: http://www.moosestashquilting.blogspot.com/


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Marian: http://www.seamstobesew.com

Sharon: http://www.yellowcatquiltdesigns.com

Adele: http://adelemogavero.com/

Judy: http://judywarner.com/

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Abigail: http://www.cutandalter.blogspot.co.uk

Bea: http://www.beaquilter.com/

Janeen: http://quiltartdesigns.blogspot.com/

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Renee: http://www.quiltsofafeather.com/

Kat: http://www.katknapcrafts.blogspot.com

Jennifer: http://www.inquiringquilter.com/

Carol: http://www.quiltedfabricart.com


Friday, May 19th, 2017

Alida: http://tweloquilting.blogspot.com/

Shannon: http://imworkingonaproject.blogspot.com/

Chris: http://chrissquiltinguniverse.blogspot.com/
Anita: http://quiltlovefordomesticfelicity.blogspot.com


Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

I did a French braid for a border on a Round Robin quilt. I didn't like that I couldn't string piece. We didn't use the squares in the center, like you show. We just alternated strips of fabric, and it looked nice. I'll do another one, one day (when I remember).

June said...

Love the fluffy grey cat!!