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Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabric collection NOW available!

Hi! I’m so excited to introduce next week’s posts on QUILTsocial! Are you ready for an exciting week of quilting fun? Award-winning quilter, Claire Haillot of Quilting with Claire, is walking us through her free quilt pattern called, Deep Waters. A quilt that looks complex to make, but she assures me it’s really easy to make. Claire makes it easy using her awesome tips she calls ‘best-kept secrets’.

What’s even more exciting is she’s using the newly released Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabric collection! Just out the door and in your LQS, this fabric is mesmerizing in the Turquoise colorway. Check out the rest of the captivating colorways:

Garnet

Amethyst

Amber

Opal

Sapphire

Diamond

Emerald

Citrine

Hhhmmmmm,  sounds like a treasure trove.

Claire incorporates two other fabrics for fluidity in her design. See the finished quilt below.

Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabrics for next week's free quilting project, Deep Waters, starting Monday April 1!
Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabrics for next week’s free quilting project, Deep Waters, starting Monday, April 1!

All week she shares her tips on two essential sewing tools that help you piece perfectly, what to look for on your square ruler when squaring off your quilt blocks, and how to assemble your quilt top to avoid messing with long rows. You’ll want to find out about that!

One of Claire Haillot's many tips for accomplishing the Deep Waters Quilt, which looks complex but is actually very easy to make. See what too look for on the Omnigrid ruler when squaring off your quilt blocks...
One of Claire Haillot’s many tips for accomplishing the Deep Waters Quilt, which looks complex but is actually very easy to make. See what too look for on the Omnigrid ruler when squaring off your quilt blocks…

Use the handy Product Finder (found on the upper right of the page) on the Banyan Batiks Color Blocking page to know which shop carries this NEW collection and get the required fabric amounts to follow along! The fabric requirements will be in Monday’s post.

Cheerfully,

Carla

Looks complicated? Maybe, but it's really easy to make! Follow us on QUILTsocial to get the free pattern (April 1 - 5, 2019)
Looks complicated? Maybe, but it’s really easy to make! Follow us on QUILTsocial to get the free pattern (April 1 – 5, 2019)

Carla A. Canonico is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of A Needle Pulling Thread Magazine, QUILTsocial.com, and KNITmuch.com.

5 Comments

  1. Jessie

    Beautiful line of fabric with so many possibilities!

  2. Lynne K

    The colors are lovely.

  3. Carolyn Montgomery

    i love this colorway, aqua always wins with me. can’t wait for the sew along.

  4. Lisa England

    What a great quilt, I love the pattern and the fabrics! I am not usually drawn to quilts with just a few fabrics but this one is really nice.

  5. Anna brown

    This has some very pretty blues ty for sharing.

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