Brighten Up Your Bedroom With The Limited Edition No Chintz DIY Quilt Kit, Blockprint Brights

Brighten Up Your Bedroom With The Limited Edition No Chintz DIY Quilt Kit, Blockprint Brights

Get crafty this holiday season with a sewing project that will brighten up your slumber space and showcase your creative flair. No Chintz have just released the limited edition DIY Quilt Kit, Blockprint Brights, and it’s a dream…

No Chintz are the leading experts in fabrics and DIY sewing projects, and now there’s a new limited edition pearler to add to the collection that will see sewing enthusiasts weaving their magic. The new DIY Quilt Kit, Blockprint Brights, $230, is the perfect holiday project. The kits provides exact measurements, strip panels to make the project a cinch, and step-by-step guided instructions. Be quick, there are only 10 Kits available, and when people cotton-on they’ll be gone!

No Chintz Crafter and Visual Merchandiser, Lisa Llavero, designer the new quilt kit. Here, Lisa gives us the stitch-by-stitch story behind the unique design, fabrics, inspiration, skill level required and of course, the exceptional final product…

 

The Blockprint Brights Colour Scheme…

Lisa says the kits feature 10 fabrics in stripes, ‘60s style block colours and retro flora. “The cheerful scheme uses bright and bold colours from turquoise to aqua, bright orange and chartreuse with highlights of acid yellow,” she explains.

Blockprint Brights DIY Quilt Kit, $230. The Blockprint Brights Quilt as featured in our DIY Bedroom, which No Chintz showcased at the Brisbane Craft & Quilt Fair. A swatch of the quilt.

 

What’s Included In The Kit?

“The kit comes with step-by-step instructions, fabric panels for the top of the quilt, including cotton prints, linens, checks, gingham, stripes, ticking and multi-stripes, and a selection of limited edition designer collections – this is a one-off unique piece!” says Lisa.

Blockprint Brights DIY Quilt Kit with Fabric Panels and Instructions. Binny Check in Cumquat, $41/m, and Espadrille in Multi Red, $46/m are two of the 10 fabrics that make up the delightful quilt. 

 

The Inspiration? Lisa says it was original screen printing designs Prints Charming’s Cath Derksema that was the inspiration behind the Blockprint Brights Quit Kit. “The Prints Charming fabric in Blockprint Brights is called Geo Jungle,” explains Lisa. “When I visited Cath in her studio, there was a small roll of it sitting in the corner. Cath mentioned that it was the last few metres left in existence and I just had to have it! I knew that Geo Jungle would fit in perfectly with a collection of fabrics from the No Chintz range. Being a geometric design, it compliments checks, stripes and florals beautifully. And, being a small scale print, it works well in a strip quilt design. I love its retro feel and modern colour palette.”

Geo Jungle

Prints Charming’s Geo Jungle is a geometric work of art

Cath and the Prints Charming team offer screen printing workshops, and sewing classes specialising in patchwork, embroidery and quilting. Visit Prints Charming’s Blog for screen printing workshops or be inspired by her designs at instagram.com/printscharmingoriginalfabrics.

 

Customise it: Add your own touch to your quilt by choosing unique fabrics for your backing (the back of your quilt), binding (edging) and the batting (the fill that gives the quilt thickness). The No Chintz team are quilting experts and can help you with your selection. Binding, backing and batting are not included in the quilt kit.

Skill Level: “Beginner to intermediate.”

Perfect for: “A child’s bedroom, teenagers, retro lovers.”

Mood: “Fun, happy, cheery colour scheme.”

Size: “170 x 230cm. Suits single beds as a bedspread or a coverlet for queen-size bed.”

Visit the friendly No Chintz team in-store for details, and advice on a great range of backing options, batting and bias binding to personalise your look.

 

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