Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Jungle Ave Mod Nine Patch - another free pattern!

Remember my Mod Nine Patch quilt from eons ago? Okay, it was two years ago, but it feels like a lifetime ago :) When my sweet friend Sara Lawson told me she had designed a fabric line for Art Gallery and showed me some swatches a while back, I was equal parts super excited for her and just itching to make something with her new prints! The prints in real life most definitely did not disappoint. Rich colors, fun prints, and I absolutely adore the black and white NeighborHoods print. I will definitely be buying some serious yardage of that one :) As soon as I saw the prints in person, this quilt is what popped into my head - it's perfect for prints like hers, prints that aren't exactly small scale, that need some size to properly shine.

Jungle Ave Mod Nine Patch quilt by Elizabeth Dackson/Don't Call Me Betsy
The other reason I think this quilt came to mind is that I really loved the colors, and I knew that if I used the same design tactic I used with my original Mod Nine Patch quilt (solids + fun prints) that it would be really awesome, and I'm super happy with how this one turned out.
Jungle Ave Mod Nine Patch quilt - progress shot by Elizabeth Dackson/Don't Call Me Betsy
I had forgotten how quick this quilt is to put together, so the other thing I worked on with this finish is an update to the original free tutorial, adding several different size options as well as some new diagrams and such. The new free pattern is available via Craftsy as well as right here.
Jungle Ave Mod Nine Patch quilt photo2 by Elizabeth Dackson/Don't Call Me Betsy
Sara's new line hits stores any day now, so keep your eyes peeled for it - you're going to need some. Trust me on that :)

Quilt Stats
name: Jungle Ave Mod Nine Patch
size: 48" square
fabrics: Jungle Ave prints by Sara Lawson for Art Gallery Fabrics (coming out super soon!) and assorted coordinating Art Gallery Pure Elements Solids
pattern: Mod Nine Patch free pattern by yours truly
quilting: simple stipple in white 50 wt Aurifil
binding: Art Gallery Pure Elements in Caviar (black)
Jungle Ave Mod Nine Patch quilt photo3 by Elizabeth Dackson/Don't Call Me Betsy

14 comments:

  1. This is lovely, and a perfect quilt for Sara's fun new fabrics!

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  2. Thanks Elizabeth! This is perfect for a sample in the shop :) Hugs!

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  3. Beautiful fabric, beautiful quilt! And how nice of you to offer the pattern for free! :)

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  4. Hi Elizabeth! This is beautiful and happy pattern! Also I love the colours - bright solid triangles are great! x Teje

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  5. Beautiful♡ I will make a twin size for my 4 year old daughter. The first and last quilt I made her is pretty, but was not big enough. Thank you!

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  6. Great quilt, thanks for the free pattern.

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  7. That's an awesome pattern -- thanks so much for sharing it! :)

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  8. The quilt is great! It is so bright and cheerful. The solids and the prints both shine.

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  9. On my browser and in feedly, your photos have turned into an add for photobucket upgrades. I did click through to them and can see your lovely quilt there.

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  10. I also cannot see photos in my browser or the Bloglovin frame

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  11. Beautiful Quilt!! Thank you for the download with the various sizes!!

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  12. Beautiful Quilt!! Thank you for the download with the various sizes!!

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  13. Wow, I love this pattern and these fabrics. So bright and vibrant!

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  14. Lovely lovely quilt! Thanks so much for sharing - it's a beauty anad will definately make it to my to-do list!

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