“Over-Under Bite”

Here’s a quilt that’s been done for a while but has taken a bit to get featured on the blog:

I call it the “Over-Under Bite” quilt.  At first, I was planning on just calling it the Under Bite.  But that was when I had this sketch and intended to make a quilt that fit the picture:

Why did I think I wanted the base of the triangle to be 6 inches when I wanted the quilt to be ~50 inches wide? These are the unsolved mysteries.

I thought the “Over-Under” name would better reflect the gamble that always takes place when I try and turn a diagram into a quilt : )

The original idea for this quilt just came from a desire to find a fitting pattern for this fabric.  I don’t know what it is about this stuff, but I just love it.   The saleswoman said it would make for an attractive binding – she’s right, but I wanted to feature it more prominently.  So I drew some bold triangles, reflecting the geometric nature of this pattern, and paired the burnt orange with some bold purplish/blue and laid it all on top of a geometric beige print.

The mustard yellow border is Robert Kaufman Gold Ultra Sateen.

Check out the random purple/orange be-speckled fabric I found from my stash. Works great in the binding!

Pieced back was pieced in a piecing fashion.

It measures 60″ x 60″ and is available in my Etsy shop.

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