Christa’s Quilts – Herringbone

Herringbone was designed as a free pattern for Camelot Fabrics to feature the Gray Matters More fabric line by Jackie Savage McFee. the high contrast of gray and yellow combine together into a striking modern design.

Free PDF pattern available here.

herringbone_finishedHerringbone Stats:

  • Designed, pieced and quilted by Christa Watson; designed in EQ7
  • Finished size 63″ x 73″, completed April, 2014
  • Pieced and Quilted on my Bernina 710
  • Fabrics: Gray Matters More by Camelot Fabrics
  • Quilting thread: Aurifil 50 wt. cotton, Dove grey
  • Quilting design: allover stipple on a domestic machine, no stitch-regulator
  • Time to finish: 25 hours – top (13 hrs.); basting, quilting & binding by hand (12 hrs.)

herringbone_stipplingClick the links below to see work-in-progress blog posts with additional pictures:

  1. Herringbone pattern design
  2. Tips on working with directional fabrics
  3. Free-motion quilting tips
  4. The finish


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