A Clover Quilt for Jane

Clover Quilt Pattern

This quilt has been on the back burner for way too long!  

I asked Jane what colors she’d like for her quilt, and she said “unicorn colors”.  From her collection of stuffed unicorns, I guessed that meant lots of pinks, aqua, teal, and some orchid.

Clover Quilt Pattern

As I was pulling fabrics for this quilt, I realized I have very few large scale prints in my stash….small prints and near solids are definitely my go to!  They also feel like they can grow with her more, and if I buy patterned bedding in the future it will still match.  

It took me forever to decide, but I finally settled on making her the Clover pattern.  

Clover Quilt Pattern

Since moving my sewing area downstairs, I’m trying out this portable design wall by Fons and Porter.   It feels identical to those vinyl picnic table cloths with the fuzzy backs on them….you could use one of those and I’m sure it would work perfectly!  

Clover Quilt Pattern

I hung it with a row of Command Hooks,  and I can easily hang it or take it down.  I leave the hooks up and they are barely noticeable against my white walls.   

So far, I like it!  Blocks don’t adhere to it quite as well as they do to a piece of batting pinned to the wall…but I also don’t want to pin batting to my walls. 

Clover Quilt Pattern

I’m so glad I bought extra of this Tula Pink fabric last year…it’s a perfect punch of color for the binding. 

Kaitlyn quilted this one for me, I asked her to choose the quilting and she picked a perfect design! 

Clover Quilt Pattern

Needless to say, that unicorn loving girl LOVES her quilt.  I love that it can grow with her, but it still feels perfect for a spunky almost 5 year old. 

Clover Quilt Pattern

I forgot to get a good photo of the backing, but you can see a hint of it below.  It’s a floral with these same colors…I found it on sale at my local quilt shop (I’m not sure what the fabric is).

Clover Quilt Pattern

This was a super fun quilt to sew.  Something about these “unicorn” colors are just so happy!  

Fabrics:  A big mix but if you want to know a certain one ask in the comments and I’ll try to find it! 

Pattern:  Clover  




16 Responses to A Clover Quilt for Jane

  1. Little Quiltsong April 14, 2021 at 3:44 am #

    Such a sweet quilt, Allison! Love all the colours too. Jane is adorable!

  2. Joanne M April 14, 2021 at 4:26 am #

    Such a fun quilt…bright and cheerful, just like your spunky five year old. Thank you for sharing.

    • Allison April 14, 2021 at 11:49 pm #

      Thank you! Spunky and Cheerful was my goal!

  3. Sheila in WI April 14, 2021 at 7:33 am #

    I’ve been waiting to see this quilt ever since you posted something about it on Instagram. What a fun quilt with lots of bright, cheerful colors. And Jane… personality plus and growing up so fast! Still love her spirit!

    • Allison April 14, 2021 at 11:50 pm #

      She definitely does have spirit…today that spirit WIPED me out! Have a great day!

  4. Linda B. Armentrout April 14, 2021 at 8:50 am #

    I just finished this very same pattern that I had purchased from you sometime back. I sent you a photo from my Gmail account!

    • Allison April 14, 2021 at 11:50 pm #

      I just emailed you back! It’s almost like we were sewing it “together” LOL! I love how your quilt turned out so much!

  5. Susan Ray April 14, 2021 at 10:48 am #

    Cute quilt!!

  6. Debbie April 14, 2021 at 4:04 pm #

    Love IT, the colors, pattern and quilting. She is a cutie!!

  7. Karen April 14, 2021 at 7:16 pm #

    This quilt is absolutely adorable and beautiful! Perfect for a little girl with many more years to grow! In fact, I don’t think you could ever grow out of this quilt! The colors are sew pretty! You happened to use a print that I also have! The busier aqua with lots of flowers! I believe the fabric designer is Amalia!

    • Allison April 14, 2021 at 11:51 pm #

      Thank you! I love that aqua fabric, it’s so pretty and blends well with any other fabric!

  8. haroiasg May 4, 2021 at 11:46 am #

    What a special quilt for an adorable daughter! I see this quilt going to college in a dorm room to “help” with the away from home transition! Such a good choice of pattern and colors!!

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