Paisley Splash Elephant Quilt

This is the newest commission quilt I’ve been working on. I love the way it turned out and really need to make one for myself!  You can see some of the design phase here. I just kept adding splash shapes until I felt it was balanced. 

  

The pattern is a free download from windham fabrics, but the final size of it is something like 22×33 so I had to get out some drawing paper and draw my own to the scale I needed. 

  

The fabrics I used were primarily High Street from Lily Ashby for Moda with some Tula Pink Moon Shine and some stash fabric as well. 

  

The background is a Kona solid, and the backing is a gorgeously soft cuddle fabric from JoAnn’s.

  

Yes, that’s my finger i front of the camera lens……. Oops! I quilted the elephant with a wood grain texture to simulate wrinkly elephant skin.

  

Then quilted the background in any type of swirl/feather/clamshell I could think of. 

  

My husband was gracious enough to hold it up for pictures in the back yard- he’s a good sport! Final size turned out to be 56×62. 

  

Thanks for stopping by to take a look❤️,

Lisa

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