Thursday, February 23, 2012

It's Sew Emma Spotlight: Primitive Trails


Hi everyone! I’m glad to introduce you all to my one of my newest and loveliest patterns, Primitive Trails.




I love beautiful quilts that are easier than they seem, and this is no exception! Anyone who sees this will ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ at its elegance, but it is also great for beginning quilters. While it is a labor of love (it’s big enough for a queen or king-sized bed!), you only need a fat eight bundle, background and border fabrics. In my quilt, you see a whole sampling of the Sandhill Plums collection (Kansas Troubles Quilters fabrics never fail to amaze me) without going over the top.

It’s no secret that I love stars, just see my post on my Among the Stars pattern! And, I know a lot of you are always looking for bigger quilts. I started with this beautiful star block on paper, which came to life by contrasting golds and Sandhill Plums’ darker colors.




I love the two-tone effect you get, which is set off by the strong diamonds and sashing. A neutral border finishes the quilt without overpowering it. Traditional, elegant, simple and gorgeous!!

I hope you enjoy this pattern as much as I do, and be sure to send us finished photos! Shop owners, you can find this at United Notions as ISE-122.