I'm quite excited to get working on this quilt.... It is going to be king size (which I said in the past I would never make because it is so big) BUT, this pattern appeals so much to me and I had some Christmas money to spend, so what better way than to buy fabric?! :) I've been working on a few of the blocks and cutting to size the rest of the colors so I can sit down and get sewing on some more.
The pattern I am following is called Parasols by Fig Tree & Co although traditionally I believe this pattern is called Snail Trail and probably goes by a couple other names but I'm not sure what they are. Anyway, this pattern has an interesting way to make the blocks because you do not have to cut your triangles on the bias- you actually fold a square into a triangle shape and use the fold as your sewing line. It makes for doubling up the fabric quite a bit (which I'm not sure I like because of the added weight), but I'll work with it for this one and see how it ends up.
Now I better get working on this one fast... I'd like to see if I can have it complete before our new baby arrives in early April. - Jennifer
Quilt fabrics are Pop Garden and Bijoux by Heather Bailey in the Poppy Leaf colorway.