“Not Your Grandfather’s Herringbone” – Original Quilt Design

Front of "Not Your Grandfather's Herringbone" quilt

Last Updated on 04/01/21 by Rose Palmer

Quilt Inspiration – The herringbone pattern may be a traditional tweed pattern used in country gentlemen’s clothing, but bright colors on a light grey background updates the pattern to a modern look.

Front of “Not Your Grandfather’s Herringbone” quilt

The colors in the quilt were inspired by the many colorful houses in the Notting Hill neighborhood of London, set against grey fabric that is inspired by London’s grey skies.

The back of the quilt is a rainbow made from the leftover fabric and is also set against “grey skies”.

Back of “Not Your Grandfather’s Herringbone” Quilt

Longarm quilted by Cindy Carey of North Star Long Arm quilting.

Photographed in the Notting Hill neighborhood of London.

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