Friday, April 15, 2016

Corkscrew - A New Pattern!!!

I am super excited this morning to announce a new Quilt Pattern in the Happy Quilting pattern lineup ;)   It is called Corkscrew and isn't it just so fun!!!

The pattern can be found  found in my Etsy Shop,  and like all my new Pattern Releases, It is on Special!!!!  This week Corkscrew will be marked down to $5.50!!! After that, it will be marked at the regular pattern price of $8.50 :)

My wonderful MIL, Barbara, did all the piecing and quilting of this and didn't she do such a fantastic job!!!   I originally designed this block for 100 blocks back here, and Barbara decided that she wanted to make it in a rainbow layout.  And it was just the perfect jump start to get it written up into a pattern.  

This is the Twin size version and Barbara used a beautiful bundle of Kona Solids that she picked up at Market last spring.  Don't you just love rainbow quilts!!!  I seriously can't get enough of them!!!

Like all my patterns, Corkscrew has size options so you can make the quilt size that fits you ;)  You will find 4 size options, a Baby, Lap, Twin, and a Queen size.  The block is an 18" block so the piecing isn't to tiny, which helps it go together faster :)

Like the original Corkscrew quilts I made for 100 blocks, I have included cutting instructions for both this new layout as well as a scrappy layout shown below.  I really wanted to keep that option ;)   However, unlike the original block in 100 blocks, I have altered the size of the block to 18" and written the directions up for all traditional piecing ;)

So you can use Fat Quarters if you want a different background in each block like the new Rainbow version or you can use yardage or scraps to make a scrappy look like above ;)   Either way, the pattern has a wonderful geometrical design with so much movement.   And I love the secondary design created.  It is like a giant flower ;)  

 And just like all my patterns, this is a full color pattern that can be printed in either page format or book format.  It is filled with lots of wonderful illustrations to guide you along each step of the way.   You are going to have so much fun putting this together ;)  And of course,  if you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to email me ;)  

And that is the new Corkscrew quilt and a huge thank you to Barbara for piecing and quilting it!!!!  Again, the pattern can be found  found in my Etsy Shop and will be on special for $5.50 all this week ;)

Thanks for popping in today and I hope you have a very Happy Quilting Weekend!!!

Linking up Barbara's Quilt Finish and my Pattern Finish to Amanda's and Sarah's and Quilt Story :)
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  1. Love all the colors against the black and white! Congrats on a new release!

  2. Congratulations on a great design Melissa and to your MIL Barbara for sewing it so beautifully too!

  3. FANTABULOUS!!!! Really gorgeous Melissa!

  4. Love the pattern, and your MIL made a gorgeous quilt of it!!!

  5. What a fun, new quilt pattern. I like the controlled scrappiness.

  6. Congratulations Melissa. Beautiful pattern.

  7. Love this fun quilt and pattern. I have a rainbow quilt in my future!


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