Evening in the Garden Quilts

Adventures in Fabric Art

Beach Quilt Finished


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I finished another in the continuing series of beach-themed quilts.  It began in 2010 when I made this quilt for a sick friend, all from stash, I think.  It turned out nicely and was appreciated.  I think the busyness is contained by the dark inner border.  Then, in 2012, I used some of the leftover fabrics plus lots of khaki Kona to make this one.  Obviously, it didn’t use much of the beachy fabric, so I continued.  Last July I made this quilt.  It turned out well, but was a process.  Follow the link in that post to see how I cut lots of squares and then ended up editing about half of them.  So today’s quilt uses many of those edited pieces.



The quilting is with a brown variegated thread from Coats and Clarks and a blue/green variegated Lava from Superior.


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The back is so subtle it doesn’t show in the photos, but it is antique postcards in lovely cream and pale blue tones.

And, never fear, if you don’t like this one, I have scraps left for at least one more!





I’m linking up with Finish It Up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts.



Author: Valerie

I'm Valerie, also known as Scooquilt. I am passionate about fabric and quilting. My quilts are colorful and modern, but grounded in traditional blocks. My degrees are in Fine Arts and Education. I'm retired from teaching and trying to quilt daily. Reading, gardening, and cats are also important to me.

7 thoughts on “Beach Quilt Finished

  1. That is just gorgeous! I love the quilting lines.

  2. I live less than 4 miles from the beach. I may just need to do something similar. Beautiful quilt and quilting!

  3. I think it’s a great quilt Valerie, and I love the wavy lines you quilted! It is totally beach-y with the blues and sand colors.

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  5. I looked at your other beach quilts and find them relaxing and fun both, just like the beach. I like how you quilt each one also.

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