Sunday, 31 August 2014

Roundabout Pattern Release!

It has taken me a very long time to finally get this pattern ready for release - I had an amazing group of testers work through the pattern a few months ago and actually taught a class using this pattern back in July - but it is finally available to purchase in my Craftsy shop!



My original 60" x 60" version appeared in Quilters Companion earlier this year, and I have added a 20" x 20" mini quilt or cushion version to the pattern as well. It is a foundation paper pieced patterns, suitable for intermediate quilters, and comes complete with full diagrams, a colouring sheet and the templates needed for creating the blocks. You can find it in my Craftsy shop, where it will be available for half-price for the first two weeks of release.

This pattern is a block based quilt, using a variation on the traditional Schoenrock Cross block. I asked my testers just to make a few blocks, or the mini quilt sized project - but there is always one over achiever. My lovely friend Carly of Citric Sugar managed to put together a whole quilt top (in a week!?!), and it is SO GOOD!



Nicolette of Dutch Comfort made this fabulous version. I love everything Nicolette makes, and this cushion is no different. Her use of colour is amazing as always, and her piecing is just perfection!


Hannah (who blog as Sewing and Slinging) made this beautiful version - I adore the 'odd' block in there, it gives it so much interest!


My lovely friend Ella (who has become a regular pattern tester because she is awesome) made this stunning version for a swap partner - and even hand quilted it. I adore her colour choices. 


And finally Elisabeth (who blogs at Sharks Dinner) made this super pretty version. 


A massive thanks to all my pattern testers for doing such an amazing job with my pattern - each of these ladies will be hosting a giveaway for the pattern in the very near future, so head over and check out their blogs this week for your chance to win a copy. 

xx Jess


12 comments:

Cille said...

Congratulations on getting your new pattern out. It's stunning - love it :) I purchased it already - too good an offer to pass :)

Patchwork and Play said...

Gorgeous pattern Jess! I'd better go visit all your wonderful pattern testers!

Jess @ Scrappy n Happy said...

It looks great Jess! Well done!

Leanne said...

Congratulations on the pattern, it sure is beautiful!

Renee said...

How awesome! Love seeing all the variations from the testers! My husband saw it over my shoulder and said "how cool"--so you even got the Husband Stamp of Approval ;-)

Katy Cameron said...

Nice job to all, and gotta love the overachievers who show off another full version for you :o)

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Congratulations! It's a gorgeous pattern and those are all beautiful versions :)

Katie said...

these are beautiful

Charlotte said...

hooray! (and I love the blog makeover :-)

Dianne said...

Thanks for the reduced price! $5 seems very inexpensive for this lovely pattern! I have it downloaded and added to my list of must makes. It might reduce my horrendous stash of fabric. The fabrics aren't horrendous LOL the size of my stash is however!

Rachel said...

Your pattern looks amazing! And your testers are genius!!

Christine S said...

Very pretty!!