Cacti Quilt

Hey, fellow bakers!  Emily here, from Aunt Em’s Quilts, happy to be back and sharing another fun quilt.  I’m a desert girl.  I grew up in the second driest state in the union.  I tried a stent in the Northwest, and while it was beautiful, I missed the sun.  So I’m back in the desert.   This project draws it’s inspiration from that sunny desert I love.  Nothing says desert like a cactus.  This project combines pairs of layer cake and charm squares to form cactus blocks. The bright happy colors of Zen Chic’s Spotted line made for some great cacti.

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In My Pocket

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I could live in jeans. To be honest, I practically do! When I read that the True Blue by Zen Chic fabric line was inspired by denim, I was smitten! I designed this quilt block to be reminiscent of the back pocket on a pair of jeans. This quilt is made up of just that one block—I call them pocket blocks—and background fabric. It finishes at 57” by 66”.

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