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Batik 16 Patch Quilt

I decided to organize my 2 big bins of Bali/Batik fabric - what a feast for the eyes! While going through all of this beautiful fabric, I cut 2 1/4" strips (because that was the size that would work for all my scraps) of blue, green, purples and a few orange/pinks, I wasn't sure of a plan yet, but started matching them up - decision made - A scrappy 16 patch!

16 patch

I loved everything about this project - Each 16 patch square gave me the satisfaction of making a little quilt. I realize what I love most about quilting is color, so a simple pattern in beautiful colors is a joy for me to make.

scrappy batik 16 patch

Pattern:My own rendition of a 16 patch block
Size: 49" X 63" - after washing and quilting 46" X 60"
Fabric: Mixed Bali/Batik from scrap bins and stash
Method: Machine pieced/Machine quilted with gentle curves

Each tiny square was 1 3/4" finished - each big block was 7" finished

2 extras ended up on the back :)

bali batik scrappy 16 patch quilt

a close up of the gentle curved quilting

gentle curved quilting

bali batik 16 patch quilt

and here it is hanging in our eating area tonight - poor lighting, but you get the idea

bali batik scrappy 16 patch quilt

If you have comments or questions or want to contact me for any reason, just email or contact me on Ravelry . Thanks :)

 

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