This Orange Peel quilt contains a perfect blend of scraps and shirting prints. The border for the quilt was inspired by floral striped fabric seen in day dresses of the nineteenth century. Many of these types of fabrics eventually made their way into quilts.
Finished quilt: 37" x 37"
Finished block: 6 1/2" 6 1/2"
From the book Remembering Adelia by Kathleen Tracy
3/4 yard for block backgrounds
5/8 yard for outer border
1/4 yard for inner border
Assorted scraps for block applique
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Kathleen Tracy's love of quilting began in 2000, when she picked up a book on small quilts and made one for her daughter's dolls. Using traditional blocks and reproduction fabrics, she designs quilts that are inspired by quilts from the past. Kathleen enjoys hand quilting and using scraps to make her quilts look like they came from another time. She is the author of several popular quilting books published by Martingale.Visit Kathleen's website
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