In the world of quilts, there are certain color combinations that have irrefutable charm, always look fresh and weather the test of time. Blue and white is like that. It’s the color of sand and sea, white clouds on a blue sky, navy pinstripes on a white background. Fads may come and go, but this color combo is tried and true.
Blue and White Quilts: 13 Remarkable Quilts with Timeless Appeal
In Blue and White Quilts, the editors of Martingale have collected a mix of exciting new designs and sentimental old favorites using today’s fabrics and techniques. The book contains spectacular blue and white quilts from twelve fabulous designers, including Lisa Bongean, Sherri McConnell, Debbie Roberts, Laurie Simpson and Nancy Mahoney. There are three antique treasures to remake and lovely quilts worthy of celebrating life’s special occasions.
To the Nines
Navy sets the tone in this quilt designed and pieced by Camille Roskelley. The Double Nine Patch quilt finishes at 63.5″ X 75.5″.
Blueberry Crumb Cake
Applique is apropos for these gentle X’s or flower petals. Quilt designed by Lissa Alexander finishes at 75.5″ X 85.5″.
Antique Hunter’s Star
The maker of the original quilt that inspired this pattern is unknown. Luckily, the authors have created the pattern for you here so that you can make it your own.
Every pattern in Blue and White Quilts: 13: Remarkable Quilts with Timeless Appeal (Martingale) comes with beautiful photos and detailed full-color instructions. It’s no surprise that Blue and White quilts stand the test of time. The classic color combination never loses its appeal. When choosing a color palette for your next quilt, may we suggest blue and white?
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I absolutely love the Antique Hunters Star. Will you be making kits or is that fabric available ?
We don’t have plans to make a kit at this time, but the book allows for you to choose your own white and navy fabrics.