Houndstooth Quilt (with video tutorial)

Every since I started quilting, I’ve always wanted to make a houndstooth quilt, but could never find the right fabric. All the ones I saw all the interweb always looked so chic and effortlessly cool, but I knew that I wanted to make one with something different than solids. Enter my Mau Loa Seabed print from my new Aura Fabric Collection. As soon as I saw this print in the flesh, I immediately knew that a Houndstooth Quilt was in it’s future and it only took one block for me to fall in love.

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At first, I worked with my strikeoffs and had to take a break until my yardage arrived since I knew that I wanted it bigger.

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Once I got it the size I wanted, which was 9 six inch squares by 11 six inch squares, or roughly 50″ x 61″, I decided to quilt it following the diagonal of the houndstooth using the Superior Threads MicroQuilter  and Hobbs Heirloom Cotton Fusible Batting.

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And tada, my new Houndtooth Quilt has arrived after all these years and I’m over the moon stoked about the twinkle created by the print. Definitely next level yay with a whole lotta va va voom.

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And since I knew some of y’all would want to make your own houndstooth quilts, I created a YouTube video to help you out.

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