Drunkard’s Path Variation in Rouenneries

Finishing this top was an almost bittersweet moment, as I have loved every second of working with the gorgeous Rouenneries fabrics. It was hand pieced, other than adding the two borders. While I generally don’t make square quilts, this one finishes at 54″ square. It’s large enough to use as a throw. I can also imagine it as a large wall hanging.

I made it from 5 charm packs of Rouenneries plus two larger pieces of fabrics from that line for the borders and used the 3″ Inklingo Drunkard’s Path collection. I know Rouenneries Deux is coming out sometime in the future, and can’t wait. Working with these colours/designs was an absolute joy. I’m thinking that a star quilt in Rouenneries Deux may just be in my future.

This quilt was being worked on when I finished Chintz Circles.  I knew I wanted to use the same binding fabric, so made enough binding then and it’s ready. The backing fabric I used for Chintz Circles will be used for this one too. All that’s left to get is the batting and then this one will be hand quilted. And I need to find a name for it.

The past few nights I’ve been working on hand quilting the whole cloth quilt, but everything is going to come to a standstill for a few days while I make a quilt from the flannel fabrics I showed last week. I’ve decided on a double 4-patch. It needs to be made quickly as it’s for a friend’s brother-in-law who has just been given a rather grim diagnosis/prognosis.

Baxter showing that he’s a real quilter’s cat – posing under the quilt on the temporary design wall, by the floor hoop.

10 thoughts on “Drunkard’s Path Variation in Rouenneries

  1. Beautiful quilt! How you do it all is beyond me. I still think you have elves that come out at night! I missed this fabric line, am anxiously awaiting the new. I’ve looked online and not a scrap to be had in the first line of Rouenneries. I won’t miss the next! Thanks for letting us know about it, as I had not heard. Baxter is not camera shy, is he? Great photo.

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  2. As usual, your work is awesome! Everything you do is beautiful. Thanks, yours is the first blog I go to every day. Beautiful way to start the day. I’m about to finish up my tumbler quilt made with Inklingo. I love it and nobody believes that it’s made by hand either.

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  3. Wow! Baxter is a real ADULT kitteh now! I switched ‘puters and lost most of my favorite blog links in the transition (yours being one). Using hubby’s was a good idea: I got to visit you and Baxter again!! BTW, LOVE the quilt and the color combo! xxoo Patty

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  4. This one is so feminine–looks very lovely. I am also enamored with the twinkling stars quilt–so pretty! Baxter is looking very distinguished these days–not so kitteny any more. But so photogenic!

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