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Quilting with Liberty of London – Diary of a Quilter


A couple of weeks in the past I acquired the loveliest parcel from Liberty of London. And I could have pinched myself just a bit. As a result of I by no means imagined I might ever be on the radar of the Liberty of London. I’ve been a Liberty fan since I lived in London within the early 90’s. And much more so over the previous decade as I’ve visited the shop a number of occasions and sewn with their iconic materials. With the primary Coronation in over 70 years occurring this weekend, it looks like the appropriate time to point out off what I’m engaged on with them now!

Liberty of London Quilter's Cotton basics and prints

What’s Liberty of London?

I discuss so much about Liberty of London on this web page. Primarily as a result of I’m an enormous fan. However a lot of you might be new to Liberty of London and surprise what this large deal is. Go right here for an introduction to Liberty of London and what makes them world well-known.

Liberty of London Department Store

My first expertise stitching with Liberty was utilizing their well-known Tana Lawns. Whereas the light-weight lawns are GORGEOUS and really feel wonderful, they’re on the dear facet and never all the time as sensible for quilting. (Though they do make attractive, light-weight quilts.)

Liberty of London treasures

Liberty of London Quilting Cottons

Over the previous few years Liberty has began producing a spread of quilting cottons that includes their signature Liberty fashion and traditional prints. Which is such an amazing choice for getting these attractive prints at a cheaper price level and utilizing them in your on a regular basis quilting tasks.

Listed below are just a few quilts I’ve made over time utilizing Liberty quilter’s cotton collections:  Regent Road, Supersize Union Jacks, and Sentimental Stars.

London Parks fabric collection by Liberty of London

Liberty despatched me a Fats Quarter choice from their latest assortment, London Parks.

After I lived in London as a pupil, I lived a block away from Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. The London parks are nonetheless a few of my favourite locations to go to after I go!

London Parks Fabric collection A by Liberty of London

The London Parks assortment is on the market in 3 completely different colorways. That is the A colorway and I’m SO smitten. I picked up the remainder of the road by way of Riley Blake, Liberty cotton’s US distributor.

Liberty of London Cotton basics Wiltshire Shadow and Emily Belle

Within the field from Liberty in addition they included just a few of their ongoing fundamentals. The inexperienced and the pink tone-on-tone prints are from the Wiltshire Shadow assortment. A fantastic blender obtainable in numerous colours. These two are Sweet Pink and Olive.

The 2 floral prints are from the Emily Belle assortment which additionally consists of an enormous vary of colours. These two are Cotton and Caterpillar.

Any guesses what I began making with these prints? 😉

Union Jack Quilt blocks in Liberty of London prints

Union Jack quilt blocks after all! (I’m fairly predictable.)

These blocks are from my Regent Road Union Jack quilt sample. It’s in all probability one among my all-time favourite quilts. You’ll be able to see the opposite Union Jack Quilts I’ve made right here.

The Liberty London Parks collections can be found in outlets now. Verify your favourite native quilt store. If it’s not obtainable there, you’ll find it on-line from a wide range of Etsy sellers, Morris Textiles, and Stash Materials.


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