Monday, February 23, 2015


I love working with Art Gallery fabrics as their cotton is a little bit thinner than your usual quilting cotton which makes for quilts with incredibly luxurious feel and gorgeous drape. So, when I was asked to be a part of AGF stitched with Kimberly series (a collaboration between AGF and Fat Quarter Shop) I was more than happy to say yes.

The idea was to make the Birchen quilt using our favorite AGF fabric. I chose the combination of beautiful Petal and Plume by Bari J. and two AGF solids, and I could not be happier with how this quilt turned out. 

I just adore navy and pink together these days. And you know what? Even all these HSTs were a breeze to make as I was sent a roll of HST paper triangles on a roll to use as well. I must admit, I was quite hesitant at first as I've never worked with triangles on a roll before. Once I gave it a try though I could not believe how super easy it was to make tons of perfectly precise, already trimmed HSTs in no time at all.

I used yet another lovely AGF print for the back of my quilt and quilted it using straight-ish lines about 3/4" - 1" apart. 

So, what do you say? Would you like to make Birchen quilt of your own? AGF and FQS have provided tons of free resources:

Click here for free video tutorial.

Go here to get free Birchen pattern.

Also, Fat Quarter Shop is selling quilt kits if you're interested (click here).

Fun, isn't it? I hope you give this pattern a try. Svetlana


  1. This is so beautiful Svetlana. Lovely design and wonderful choice of fabrics. You are right about the softness and extra fine quality of AGFs.

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    1. Oh, the automatically correction of words :-/
      I wanted to write:
      Really well done!
      The video is a great simplification measure :-)
      Liebe Grüße,

  3. How lovely, I'd love to hear more about this HST on a roll product. I'm having a hard time visualizing how it would work.

  4. Turned out great! Good idea to just to do a section! :)

  5. Svetlanko, to je uzasne! Nadherny vysledek! J.

  6. I believe yours is the fabric selection I love best!

  7. This is really sweet. I love baby and pink together too and petal and plume is gorgeous

  8. It gorgeous S! I love AG fabrics too, and this pattern is divine with the 2 block split effect. Another one added to my bucket list! Jxo

  9. love this little quilt - your fabric choices are awesome ! what are the two solids you used ?? so gorgeous !

  10. You picked some beautiful fabrics to go together! It's a stunning quilt!

  11. I've been seeing Birchen everywhere ~ I love it and have the most perfect fabric for it! Yours is beautiful ~ so inspired ~ wish I had another self to do all my sewing!

  12. Love your choice of fabrics and what a gorgeous quilt! 😊

  13. I love your whimsical version of this awesome pattern! I love the color choices you have made, thank you so much for sharing!

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