Quilt Finish: Ombre Chain Quilt
Last year I was watching "The Let Down" on Netflix (which I really enjoyed) and a work of art above their bed kept catching my eye. After some research, I learned the image was available as wallpaper and fabric from this Australia website, but I never was able to determine the original artist. Rather than buying the wallpaper or fabric, I decided to make my own quilt inspired by the design.
I used 2 1/2" squares picked from my scrap square boxes and cut from stash. I laid the whole quilt out on my design wall and then web-pieced it all at once.
I backed the quilt in minky and had it quilted with a traditional baptist fan pattern. There isn't a pattern for this quilt, it is similar to this quilt and this quilt that I made. This version is a little different since the squares forming the lattice-like pattern aren't all dark. I loved how the original watercolor has those main squares go from dark to medium to almost indiscernible, but you can still pick out the main pattern.
This pattern has 30 squares across, and 35 squares down. That means it contains 1,050 squares that finish at 2", and the quilt finishes at 60" x 74".
You can see more pictures of the quilt in progress on my instagram account and under #ombrechainquilt
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