Christa’s Quilts – Colorful Chevrons

Colorful Chevrons was my first officially published quilt. It was on the cover of Quilty magazine in the November, 2013 issue. The blue background provides a soothing counterbalance to the intensity of the colorful chevrons.

Click here to purchase a printed pattern, available in 4 sizes.
Click here to purchase a PDF pattern, available in 4 sizes.

colorful_chevrons_finishedColorful Chevrons Stats:

  • Designed, pieced and quilted by Christa Watson; designed in EQ7
  • Finished size 64″ x 80″; completed June, 2013
  • Pieced on my Bernina 1630; quilted on my Bernina 710
  • Fabrics: Cotton Couture by Michael Miller
  • Batting 2 layers: Warm n Natural cotton and Legacy wool
  • Quilting design: straight lines in the chevrons and pebbles in the negative space
  • Threads: Superior Materpiece, Aurifil 50 wt cotton, Bottom Line polyester
  • Time to complete: 52 hours – top (12 hours); quilting and binding (40 hours)

Honors and Awards:

Click here for the Strips of Color pieced backing tutorial.


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