Snowball quilt

Snowball quilt

Working with reproduction fabrics really made me feel more retro-ish and I am definitely going to make another one like that. Simple and yet playful, unisex and minimal. The tiny polka dots binding really makes my day every time I use it. Don’t you love polka dot binding?

This quilt contains 42 snowball blocks each measuring 6,5” inches, including seam allowance. It was quilted edge to edge with straight lines of 1/4 of an inch apart from each vertical and horizontal seam.

This quilt is for sale in my SHOP. SOLD

Quilt Process

Machine pieced, quilted and hand-binded by me.
Quilt dimensions: 41” x 36.5” (104 x 93 cm).
Quilt pattern: The Snowball block, a traditional block, you can find the tutorial for this block here:

Materials used

Quilt front: Fat quarters from Adventures with Alice by Darlene Zimmerman (Robert Kaufman fabrics), Once upon a storybook (Windham fabrics), Toybox II (Bluehill fabrics) and white solid background fabric.
Backing: Pure solid white cotton.
Binding: Red polka dot cotton.
Batting: 100% cotton.

Date made: December 2014 – 6.6.2015

This Week’s statistics

Swoon quilt: made all the blocks but haven’t pieced them together…
Star sashing quilt: Top pieced
Square in square quilt: Top pieced
Squares and borders quilt: New project, and top pieced
Videos made: None. There are 3 videos waiting to be edited…

Summary of this week stats

Completed projects – 1
New projects – 0
Currently in progress – 4

Linking to Crazy Mom Quilts for a great Finish it up Friday and to Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday (which is being hosted at Quilt Matters this week)!

Welcome to Zarkadia Quilting Co.!

Quilts are the most intimate and personal of objects. They connect us with each other to the primal ground of the bed-the place we spend half our lives; where we are born, sleep, have sex, and die; the place where we replenish ourselves and dream our dreams; the place of nurture and healing, where we retreat in sickness and frailty; and the place where we receive the comfort and care of those who love us.

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One Comment
Michèle-Renée Charbonneau
June 13, 2015 2:38 pm

Yay, yay, yay! What a charming quilt! Polka dot binding is a great idea. Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

Love to read your comments!