Bluebird is the latest collection from the talented Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts. Classic floral and ditsy print designs in a soft vintage blue and cream palatte. I have hand picked these prints out of a wider collection, because they are my favorite and because I thought they would make a beautiful quilt together or mixed with other plains like the linen textures. This is a truely glorious collection. The designer, Edytar Sitar is so talented and you can't really go wrong with any of her designs. She has lots of inspiration and patterns on her website

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100% Cotton. 42/44" (112cm) wide


A Fat Quarter is a 50cm x 55cm piece based on the fabric normally being 110cm wide

1 Fat Quarter measures 50cm x 55cm

2 Fat Quarters measure 50cm x 110cm piece (half metre)

3 Fat Quarters measure 75cm x 110cm piece (three quarters metre)etc etc

If in doubt about the quantity you require please do not hesitate to contact us.

Due to the limitations of colour printing, image colours may vary from actual fabric colours, with certain colours (such as reds) being particularly difficult to reproduce. Use the images on this online shop only as a guide, please do not use them to colour match fabric.

"Bluebird" by Edyta Sitar for Laundry Basket Quilts

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  • Some patchworkers prefer not to prewash fabric, but prewashing new fabrics generally ensures that there will be no uneven shrinkage and no transfer of colours when the finished piece is washed. These guidelines
    apply to most 100% cotton fabrics, but we would always advise testing a small piece first as manufacturing processes do vary:

    Unfold all fabrics before putting into the washing machine.

    Wash light coloured fabrics in tepid water with a phosphate free detergent.

    Soak dark coloured fabrics individually in cold water for approximately half an hour and then machine wash in cold water
    with a phosphate free detergent.

    Ensure your washing machine is set to a low spin cycle, Tumble fabric almost dry then
    remove and press with an iron.

    Completed quilts made from light and dark fabrics should only be washed in cold water.