Thursday, October 10, 2019

Shabby Old Roses - a new pattern...

Back in June I received a bundle of fabrics from Tilda Australia with which to 'play'.
Over July and August I designed and stitched this new quilt pattern, and I'm not really known for quilt patterns, which challenged me to step outside of my own embroidery box.

It's no secret that I love the older Tilda prints, those soft romantic florals which have been missing from her fabric lines these past couple of years...but this return to softness and roses captured my attention big time.

And so I played.

The quilt measures 20" x 30" and can be hung wide or long...either way, it's beautiful against our cream living room wall, right beside my desk.

The pattern is available from today HERE in my Etsy shop as an instant pdf download, and the Old Rose fabrics by Tilda are available from many quilt stores world wide. 

I'd love to know what you think of my 'out of the comfort box' design.
Maybe I'll do more quilts one day...



  1. That is really sweet. I like the softer look.

  2. love roses, your quilt is beautiful
    thanx for sharing

  3. Hi Jenny,
    It's beautiful! Yes a quilt to get one thinking out the box! You did a wonderful job!
    With all the other Winter activities you were busy with, you certainly created a "looks like fun to try"pattern!
    I hope you get lots of support!

  4. Lovely quilt, the fabrics are perfect! Have a blessed day!

  5. Absolutely gorgeous Jenny and those fabrics are beautiful - I shall have to look out for them. xx

  6. My goodness, this is lovely! Definitely should apply your talent to quilts!

  7. 'Quaint' is what came to my mind. I like it. The design of the side border is really interesting with the rose placements. It would work in many different fabrics as well. You should do more quilt patterns.This one is very sweet.

  8. That's lovely Jenny. It's so much like your early shabby roses embroideries.

  9. While it is different from many things you've done, I also see a certain Jenny-ness about it. =) Even with the red, it has a soft look because of the light and the blues. The center rose part would be a lovely table center or wall piece by itself. I know it goes perfectly in your home, as it would in most homes!

  10. You have done a wonderful job creating this quilt. Perfect size for displaying on a wall and I love the appliqued roses. Well done girl!


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