It's Summer time here in Oz and most of my bookkeeping clients have been closed for the Christmas break so I have been indulging in some sewing.
This mess is the start of a denim quilt for my Stepson who is about to leave home and start University. I was inspired by this quilt on the Piece N Quilt blog .I ripped up the denim into lengths and by the time I had finished, my sewing room and I were covered in a fine layer of denim "dust".
Some days later I finished the quilt top. It's just draped over a bed to test the size.
I plan on backing it very simply with flannelette sheeting as it is a very heavy quilt already. I may even use a flannelette sheet, although I doubt there will be any in the shops at this time of the year.
In the meantime, I have received my first commission to make a quilt similar to the baby quilt I made in December. It will be a single bed size for a teenage girl. The pattern is by Elizabeth Hartman at Oh, Fransson!.
Here is the fabric
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