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Periwinkle Flower Garden – Part 1

“Periwinkle Flower Garden”

About the Quilt:

I fell in love with Moda’s Meadowbloom fabrics and snatched up a layer cake as soon as my favorite quilt shop got them in stock!  I paired the layer cake with a new template – the Periwinkle (Kite) shape that gives this pattern its name!

The Periwinkle Template is the perfect size for trimming a 5″ or 10″ square into periwinkles, but then you’ve got little bits of scrap fabric.  I didn’t want to waste any of my Meadowbloom!  So I designed a pattern that would allow me to use the extra pieces.  It gives the quilt a very scrappy look, but scrappy is in!  To give the eye a chance to “rest”, I added internal borders in a neutral.  After the quilt top was all pieced together, I decided to add a green border (using 7 strips from the small green jelly roll) to really accent the garden theme.

Color Scheme:

  • Meadowbloom by Moda (Bright, bold prints in Pink, White, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple)
  • Color II (Green) by Moda
  • “Natural” (a warm, neutral cream)

Meadowbloom Sampler

Special Tools:

  • Periwinkle (Kite) Template

Periwinkle Template_3


  • Blocks: 1 Layer Cake (Bright Prints)
  • Internal Borders: 1 small jelly roll (Neutral)
  • Borders & Binding: 1 small jelly roll (Green)
  • Batting: Twin
  • Backing: 4 yards

Moda_Simply Colorful II (Green) Jelly Roll  Meadowbloom Layer Cake


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