The Little Indigo Quilt sewing pattern is one of many projects featured in Making No. 4 / Lines. In the magazine, Kristine, the designer of this project and co-owner of Verb writes:
"Make this simple mini-quilt to learn the basics of piecework and quilting. Consisting of simple lines, it is easy to make. If you would like to make a bigger quilt, simply follow the same framework and use larger pieces of fabric. Or make more mini-quilts as a fun way to explore color, texture, and pattern. use this little quilt as a coaster for your favorite mug, as a sweet touch of fabric and color on your bedside table, or to hang on your wall as a piece of art."
The Little Indigo Quilt bundle includes enough fabric to create one 9"x7" quilt.
The Original Bundle includes the same materials Kristine used in her sample:
- two pieces of cotton fabric indigo-dyed in our Oakland studio
- one piece of handspun, handwoven, naturally dyed organic cotton khadi fabric
- organic cotton batting
- indigo dyed sashiko thread
- sashiko needles
The Scrappy Bundle includes:
- five pieces of cotton fabric indigo-dyed in our Oakland studio
- one piece of handspun, handwoven, naturally dyed organic cotton fabric
- one fat quarter of linen / cotton white fabric
- organic cotton batting
- white sashiko thread
- sashiko needles
Supplies you will need (not included in kit):
- Little Indigo Quilt Kit Instructions (PDF)
- Clear ruler
- Cutting mat
- Rotary cutter
- Hand sewing needle
- Sewing machine (optional)
- Cotton sewing thread
- Iron & ironing board
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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