March 16, 2018

Jane's Ladder quilt in Nest by Lella Boutique


Today I had the pleasure of sharing a quilt at the Moda Bake Shop- a website full of free patterns that use Moda precuts. If you haven't been there before, you are sure to find all sorts of delights!

Mine uses a Charm Pack, and I called the pattern "Jane's Ladder" as it's a variation of the traditional Jacob's Ladder quilt block. I inverted the colors in block B and alternated them for a fun diagonal design.

  


The first time I saw Lella Boutique's newest line "Nest" by Vanessa Goertzen on Instagram, I gasped. It has some of my favorite colors, and I love birds! If you don't believe that, I spent my Christmas money last year buying bird feeders, seed, and filling our backyard with places they could come visit. I have a clear feeder attached to the window to my sewing space, and I just adore my sweet little visitors! One day I'll get to be a bird for a bit and I'll spend all day flying and singing and living in a sweet cozy little nest.


I love the large floral in the line and put the light blue one on the back. Flowers and dots combined are my favorite. I also really love the little pearly chains that I used for binding. As usual, bravissima Vanessa!


Head over to the Bake Shop to print off your free copy of the pattern. It's easy and fun! I included instructions for a throw size as well, which would require a Layer Cake instead of a Charm Pack.

I feel like this pattern would work really well for a baby boy quilt. I'm always happy to find fabric and patterns that work well for boys!


Thanks so much for having me Moda Bake Shop! 

7 comments :

  1. How do you manage to make the simplest of designs so beautiful? Great photography too!

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  2. Gorgeous quilt! Great pattern! I need to make a few baby quilts in the next couple months so I appreciate the pattern! One of the recipients is having a boy and I thought the last picture above was perfect for a boy. May I ask what fabric line you used in that mockup?

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  3. Allison this is a beauty! Love the pattern. Doesn't hurt that is in Nest. I have been waiting to get my hands on that collection.

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  4. Bravissima to you, as well!! Beautiful quilt!!

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  5. Beautiful, this is gorgeous in these prints, love the jacob's ladder in two colors, this one goes on the bucket list for making quilts for me..
    Thanks,
    Adela

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  6. What a great design for a quilt. I love the fabrics you chose. I will have to make plans for this quilt.

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