A quilt filled with stories, just waiting to be told...
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This unique quilt is handmade with a crazy patchwork technique using vintage Jane Churchill "Wonderland" fabric which is no longer in production. The quilt is finished with machine embroidery and filled with a lightweight, recycled wadding.
The fabric features the original drawings from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. These have been cut and pieced to create the crazy patchwork effect. Some smaller pictures and cards have then been appliqued onto the top of the quilt to add texture and interest.
Each piece of fabric is sewn to a calico backing to create the patchwork. The front piece is then sandwiched with the wadding and backing fabric before being stitched with a stem stitch pattern to combine all of the layers into one.
This Alice quilt has been backed with a swirling red and white cotton by Michael Miller. The edges are then trimmed and turned over to create the contrast binding to the front of the quilt. Two cards have been oversewn around the edges to continue the theme of a tumbling pack of cards.
This quilt measures 150cm x 100cm (60" x 40"). It will completely cover a cot bed and act as a quilt topper on a single bed. The wadding makes it ideal for use on the floor for younger children. It is designed to be used and loved and is machine washable.
Patchwork and Storybook quilts make lasting presents for new babies (and their parents!) but are also perfect gifts for any landmark occasion. All my quilts are designed to be one-off, keep forever quilts that will be cherished over the years. Please look in the shop forAlice bunting and more Alice fabrics.