Circle Lattice Quilt Finished!

February 6, 2015


Circle Lattice 1A finish for Friday!!  Nothing makes me happier…

This week, I tied up all the loose ends on my version of Carolyn Friedlander’s Circle Lattice quilt.

I went with a bold, complementary color scheme of blue and orange, with some white for the negative space.  It measures 46″ x 46″. I quilted it with on my Bernina with simple swirls, and I’m loving it!  It’s up in our Etsy shop if you happen to need a last minute baby gift.

I bought Carolyn’s recent book several months ago when she came to visit our guild.  That night, Stephanie and I had brought our Love Triangle quilt to show our friends at the meeting… we had no idea Carolyn would be there.  Ironically, we had used her Architectures print on the back of the Love Triangle quilt, so we were thrilled to have a chance to show her.

Friedlander and Michelle 2014

We both love Carolyn’s fabric and use it every chance we get (Stephanie is obsessed with Doe at this moment, so don’t be surprised if you see a post on that sometime soon).

I flipped through the book while we were still at the meeting, and knew I had to make Circle Lattice as soon as I could.

Circle Lattice in Tree

The motif is applied with raw edge applique, and I used a small zig zag stitch around the edges.

Circle Lattice 2


I’m linking up to Finish it Up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Fabric Frenzy Friday, and Link A Finish Friday. Whew.

Fort Worth Fabric Studio


Hope to see you there.





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  • Reply Yvonne February 6, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    What a lovely quilt. I love the bold colours.

  • Reply Pieces to Patch February 6, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    I love the color combination.

  • Reply Kat February 6, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    Lovely! Great pattern.

  • Reply kittywilkin February 6, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    This quilt is on my to-make list, indeed!! I love yours, and what a perfect baby quilt! Great idea to use raw edge applique for time’s sake–and to make it more sturdy for those babies to drag around!

  • Reply lapaylor February 6, 2015 at 8:09 pm

    I’ve not seen anything like this one! Very creative and great quilting as well. LeeAnna at not afraid of color

  • Reply quiltingjetgirl February 6, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    This is a great quilt – I really like your use of complimentary colors and the white background.

  • Reply Genevieve February 6, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    This is great. I love how the design produces subtle female symbols: it’s a girl-power quilt that isn’t pink!!

  • Reply Wanda Dotson February 6, 2015 at 10:31 pm

    This is one of my favorite projects from her book.

  • Reply Stephanie February 7, 2015 at 2:45 am

    Your circles look so perfect! How great to meet Carolyn Friedlander (I am also obsessed with Doe, trying to figure out what to do with my small stash).

  • Reply Cassandra February 7, 2015 at 4:35 am

    This is a beautiful quilt! I love the use of complementary colors, and blue and orange is one of my very favorite combinations.

  • Reply Rachel February 7, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Very pretty! I love all the circles and your swirl quilting fits just right! Nice work.

  • Reply cheryljbrickey February 8, 2015 at 1:54 am

    Great version of this pattern, I love the colors you used.

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