There may be a few clouds in the sky right now, but that’s not going to stop us enjoying a good old British summer complete with fish and chips, walks on the beach and sticks of rock.
This gorgeous quilt design from The Purl Bee takes an iconic scene – rows of colourful beach huts – and transforms it into a soft and sewn beauty. The picture is pieced together from an original photograph, using the strip piecing technique.
Piecing a quilt from a photograph can be tricky, but this image’s straight lines helped with the construction. Once you’ve got the hang of theis technique, you can use it to create a quilt design from almost any photograph.
The finished seaside quilt design is bright and bold with just a touch of the romantic about it, and we wouldn’t mind seeing it hung up or draped over a chair in our own (imaginary) beach hut.
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