AVFKW X Making Magazine - The Checkerboard Quilt Bundle
6328 San Pablo Ave
6328 San Pablo Ave
Oakland CA 94608
A simple template to create your first quilt or a springboard for artistry and experimentation, the Checkerboard Quilt is both a home furnishing and social accessory, engaging the maker in natural color palettes and the users in a wonderful take-along piece of art.
We have created bundles using the same materials Kristine used in her project! The Checkerboard Quilt Bundle includes all of the naturally dyed and undyed fabric you will need to complete the project, along with naturally dyed sashiko thread and sashiko needles. Play with the aesthetic quality of contrast and saturation on a dynamic, geometric pattern that has been used for generations.
Want to make naturally dyed checker pieces to go with your quilt? Needle Felted Checkers is another project in Making 12 - Dusk. Add Naturally Dyed Wool Fiber - 8oz to your cart below and needle felt them to go with your Checkerboard Quilt Kit. You will receive a combination of 4oz of light purple and 4oz of dark purple 100% wool fiber. Don't forget felting needles.
This bundle does not include instructions. If you need a copy of the Checkerboard Quilt instructions, please make sure to add this to your cart.
Please note, the Needle Felted Checkers instructions are only available in Making No. 12 / Dusk.
Approximately 60.5" long x 60.5" wide [153.7 cm x 153.7 cm]
- Verb Naturally dyed cotton and cotton/linen fabric
- khadi cloth
- Verb Naturally dyed Sashiko thread
- Sashiko needles
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED SUPPLIES
- Checkerboard Quilt Instructions (PDF) or Making 12 - Dusk
- Sewing machine
- Sewing thread - dark purple, lavender, and gold
- Seam gauge
- Iron + ironing board (recommended)
- Rotary cutter, clear acrylic ruler, self healing mat (optional)
When working with fabric, thread, and fiber dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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