Aussie Hero Quilt #2 – Blue, Grey & Cream – What A Dream!

I didn’t plan on making a second Aussie Hero Quilt so soon after the first, but when You receive an email each week, with a list soo long of requests from our service men and women, it’s hard to say no!  So a few weeks ago, I saw a request from a service woman, with the only requirements being that it was “blue, grey & cream”.  I could that easy peasy!  As soon as I got the go ahead, I raided my stash for those three colours, and chose one of the Live. Love. Sew. patterns Keera had gifted me, and got started pretty much straight away!

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The Quatro quilt pattern is for a larger layout than this, but the quilt block size was perfect for the required size here.   The blocks came together super quick, and the colour palette works so beautifully!

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I chose so many of my favourite prints in the stash, I’m a sucker for navy blues, and of course – my favourite background of grey shot cotton!

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I used the squiggly “serpentine” stitch on my Bernina for the quilting, and made the rows about two inches apart.  The thread is a variegated Aurifil #4670 – which is kind of like a mossy green and grey mix.  It looks beautiful close up, but the photography did not work at all to show its best, so you’ll have to believe me 😉

This baby has been labelled and wrapped up, and will be sent off through the post tomorrow.  I really, really hope she loves it!  You can find all the information for Aussie Hero Quilts HERE.


One Response to Aussie Hero Quilt #2 – Blue, Grey & Cream – What A Dream!

  1. Well of course she will love it, it is gorgeous!

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