My love for batiks is non-ending, so when I saw these Marine Batiks by Michael Miller Fabrics I could not wait to design a quilt with them! This is Keep Swimming and the pattern is available as a Free Download from Michael Miller’s website.
The quilt measures 51″ x 64″ and the blocks finish at 8″ and 7″x8″. The colors and textures of the fabrics are fantastic and I was able to use them to mimic the movement of the waves and the sandy bottom of the ocean. Take a look at some of the fabrics I used:
Amazing, right? So, the fish blocks were a perfect fit for the fabrics. The pieced blocks are fun and easy to put together.
This quilt is very cheerful (It was a gray day when I took this indoor photo…). Melissa from Sew Shabby Quilting did a great job with the quilting! It was very difficult to part with this quilt.
These Michael Miller batiks make me so happy. If you are a batik lover like me, check out your local quilt store for their Marine batiks. You will thank me for this tip!
Remember, this pattern is a free download from Michael Miller Fabric’s website. Cool way to begin March, huh?