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InstructionsFinished Size - Approx. 52" x 72" lap quilt.
A Layer Cake makes a beautiful french braid quilt without having to pick out all those colors.
PDF pattern is available in my Pattern Store.
Printed patterns may be purchased on Etsy or at www.purejoypatterns.com
Type of item: Functional
What was your inspiration?
I love the french braid, and have seen how people have a lot of problems picking out frabrics to do one. I studied the Layer Cakes over the last couple of years, and thought what a great way to do a french braid.
What are you most proud of?
How wonderfully the pattern worked out as far as the colors blending.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
The more modern layer cakes seem to be too busy. The more traditional fabrics work much better. The Layer Cake needs to have three basic color pallets and a good combination of light, medium, and dark colors in each color way to complete the quilt as shown.