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Hebridean Quilts

This exceptional quilt is inspired by the ancient Gaelic alphabet where each of the 18 letters in the Gaelic alphabet was traditionally associated with a tree name. A selection of six leaves – birch, hawthorn, holly, ivy, oak and rowan are repeated over the quilt using appliqué and reverse appliqué. 10in/25.5cm blocks are separated by ¾ in /2cm sashing. Wide border of 15in / 38cm with quilted leaves in corner blocks and finished with a ¼ in / 0.5cm binding.

The quilt is intended to reflect the muted colours of the Outer Hebrides.

Quilt top: 100% cotton
Wadding: 100% polyester
Backing: 100% cotton
Quilt size: Double 86 x 97 in / 218 x 247 cm