Granny Squares in Kaffe Fassett

Quilt Name/Pattern: Granny Squares in Kaffe Fassett (Fabric)

Quilt Size:  56 inches by 51 inches

Quilt Maker:  pieced by Ann Tarabini/ machine quilted by Ruthmary Schauer

Quilt Completion Date:  finished in 2018

Extra Information:  In the Fall of 2017, my husband and I participated in a shop hop in the San Francisco Bay Area.   Each shop we visited passed out two fat quarters of Kaffe Fassett fabric. This fabric is very colorful with bold patterns.  

When I pinned all the fat quarters on the design wall, I really liked what I saw – lots of bright fun.  I decided to make some Granny Squares using these fat quarters as focal fabrics.   I made 12 Granny Squares based on 12 Kaffe fabrics.  I cut 5 inch squares from the focal fabrics and placed these in two rows between the Granny Squares.  I use this quilt as example of focal fabrics in my classes. 

The background (sashing/borders) is a white solid.  I tried using a newsprint fabric but decided it looked best on the solid fabric version of this quilt.  Ruthmary quilted flowers in each square.  She quilted vines with leaves on the background fabric.

Kaffe Granny on Design Wall

Kaffe Granny Other Side

Solid and Kaffe Granny Squares

 

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